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FDA’s Distorted Priorities Are Lethal

by Henry I. Millervia Daily Caller (DC)
Thursday, October 23, 2014

Last month FDA granted permission for “expanded access” to an experimental medicine for Ebola virus infection. The drug, currently designated TKM-Ebola, has barely begun to be tested for safety and efficacy and is available in extremely limited quantities. It will be administered to patients with confirmed or suspected Ebola infections but not as part of a clinical trial.

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To Govern Is To Choose: We Are Making Poor Choices On Research Funding

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Congress and the scientific community need to review and revise the nation’s research priorities. We are wasting money on trivial or poorly-conceived projects while life-threatening illnesses are shortchanged.

Bitter Pills

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Higher costs, fewer choices—the Affordable Care Act is becoming harder and harder to swallow.

Waiting for Dr. Godot

by Scott W. Atlasvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Long treatment delays at VA hospitals shouldn’t shock us. In countries with government health care monopolies, waiting months—even years—represents business as usual.

Side Effects May Include Collusion

by Daniel P. Kesslervia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Caution: ObamaCare might encourage hospitals and doctors to fix prices.

Other Media

Obama’s Claim That Obamacare Has Helped Produce A ‘$1,800 Tax Cut’

quoting Charles Blahousvia Washington Post
Friday, October 17, 2014

Remember that 2008 campaign promise touted by then-candidate Obama — that his health care law would reduce the cost of premiums by $2,500 by 2014? As we have noted, he was quickly called out by fact checkers for making a dubious claim based on shaky assumptions.

Interviews

Lanhee Chen on the John Batchelor Show (10:18)

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia John Batchelor Show
Thursday, October 16, 2014

Research Fellow Lanhee Chen discusses how the Affordable Care Act will destroy American jobs on the John Batchelor Show.

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John Villasenor on the Final Say

interview with John Villasenorvia The Final Say
Thursday, October 16, 2014

National Fellow John Villasenor discusses policy failures for fighting the Ebola outbreak on the Final Say.

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4 Rules for Replacing Obamacare

by Lanhee J. Chen, James C. Caprettavia Politico Magazine
Thursday, October 16, 2014

Republicans are in a strong position as the midterm election approaches. They are nearly certain to retain control of the House of Representatives in the next Congress and may pick up a few seats to add to their majority. They are also poised to make gains in the Senate, perhaps even adding the six seats necessary to take control of the upper chamber—and maybe more.

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Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson on Garrison

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Garrison (WIBC)
Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Senior Fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses the Ebola outbreak and other current events on Garrison.

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Health Care Policy Working Group


The Working Group on Health Care Policy devises public policies that enable more Americans to get better value for their health care dollar and foster appropriate innovations that will extend and improve life.