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Drug Abuse Must Be Treated As A Public Health Issue, Not A War

quoting George P. Shultzvia The Daily Star
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

In June 1971, in a press conference, US President Richard Nixon declared drug abuse as the “public enemy number one.”

Freedom’s Virtues and Vulnerabilities: Hoover Fellows Pair Economic Optimism with Sobering National Security Warnings

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Can American freedom survive in today’s challenging world? That was a recurring question during two days of presentations at Hoover’s 2018 Fall Retreat, held from October 21–23 in Hoover’s David and Joan Traitel Building. In a comprehensive agenda of briefings developed exclusively for Hoover supporters, numerous fellows cheered America’s economic progress (helped by policies enacted under the advice of Hoover fellows) while also explaining daunting new challenges to America’s security.

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Health Care Fables

by Charles L. Hooper, David R. Hendersonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

Health care reform is hard but not impossible. We can start by discarding three myths.

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Savings for All

by Scott W. Atlasvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

Health savings accounts already drive down the cost of health care. Now we should offer them to everyone.


Lanhee Chen: Face The Nation

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia CBS News
Sunday, October 28, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses the political atmosphere as well as health care, immigration, and the midterm elections.


'Medicare For All' Is As Scary As It Gets

by Paul R. Gregoryvia The Hill
Friday, October 26, 2018

There is no mystery as to what House Democrats want to do with American medical care. Their intentions are clearly spelled out in House Resolution 676, also known as the “Expanded & Improved Medicare for All Act.”

In the News

Watch–Bill Cassidy On Democrat Strategy: ‘Medicare For All Is Medicare For None’

quoting Charles Blahousvia Breitbart
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Sen. Cassidy remains one of the foremost experts on health care in the U.S. Senate, as both a doctor and a lawmaker who led the charge last year to try to pass the Graham-Cassidy Obamacare block-grant repeal approach.

Three Considerations, With Less Than Three Weeks Until Election Day

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Thursday, October 18, 2018

We’re now within three weeks of Election Day. Here are three plot lines to ponder as we head closer to the first referendum on the Trump Era.


Lanhee Chen: The Battle Over Health Care Leading Up To The Midterms

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Yahoo
Monday, October 15, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses health care reform and how it might influence the midterm elections.

Analysis and Commentary

What's Wrong With Government-Run Healthcare?

by Lanhee J. Chenvia Prager U
Monday, October 15, 2018

If you get sick or suffer a serious injury, you not only want medical care, you want quality medical care. What’s the best way to get it? Through a government-run program like Medicare for All or through our current free market system? Stanford policy expert Lanhee Chen has the answer in this video from Prager University. Get informed. After all, this is your health we’re talking about.


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.