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Analysis and Commentary

The United States vs. E. Coli, et al.

by Henry I. Millervia
Thursday, November 16, 2006

Since the first reports of an outbreak of E. coli-related illnesses traced to fresh, bagged spinach, this deadly strain of bacteria has led to three deaths and approximately 200 illnesses nationwide...

In the News

Governor's agenda: Schwarzenegger to take on hot issues like prisons, health care

with Bill Whalenvia San Francisco Chronicle
Wednesday, November 8, 2006

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, who turned bipartisan cooperation into an apparent re-election landslide Tuesday, is expected to launch an ambitious 2007 agenda focused on issues that seem likely to expose deep divisions between the governor and legislative Democrats...

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How to Cure Health Care

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 30, 2006

Interview by Peter Robinson

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The FDA at 100

by Henry I. Millervia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 30, 2006

As the FDA heads into a second century, its fundamental flaws are more apparent than ever. Why the FDA can’t (or won’t) reform itself. By Henry I. Miller.

Analysis and Commentary

Letter to the Editor: Prescription User Fees

by Henry I. Millervia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, October 18, 2006

A brief comment about your excellent Oct. 13 editorial "Faster FDA Cures": It's certainly true that the additional resources provided by the user fees under the Prescription Drug User Fee Act of 1992 have been net positive to American patients (as well as to drug companies), but in endorsing a reauthorization of the legislation, you raised the question of whether we need to resort to user fees to realize the same benefit…

World Threats discussed at Stanford

with George P. Shultz, William J. Perryvia Palo Alto Online
Monday, October 16, 2006

The possibility of a worldwide flu pandemic and North Korea's new nuclear capabilities were among world threats discussed Saturday by a panel of scholars and officials…

In the News

Distinguished alumni, scholars discuss hot-button issues in lively forum

with George P. Shultz, William J. Perryvia Stanford Report
Saturday, October 14, 2006

The North Korean nuclear crisis, the threat of a global pandemic and Stanford’s role in educating the next generation of leaders were among the topics broached in a lively Oct. 14 forum moderated by veteran newsman Ted Koppel…

In the News

'Threat of the first order'

with George P. Shultzvia Daily Princetonian
Friday, September 29, 2006

With the world "on the cusp of a new era of nuclear danger," international governing bodies "in crisis" and the prospect of a worldwide disease epidemic posing "a national security threat of the first order," the United States must make dramatic policy changes to ensure Americans' safety, a report released Wednesday by the Wilson School's Princeton Project on National Security argues...

In the News

The Choice: A Longer Life or More Stuff

via New York Times
Thursday, September 28, 2006

The most authoritative report on the cost of health insurance came out yesterday, and it’s sure to cause some new outrage...

In the News

Ted Koppel to moderate roundtable on global threats

with George P. Shultz, William J. Perryvia Stanford Report
Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Veteran news anchor and Stanford alumnus Ted Koppel will moderate a roundtable exploring global threats from terrorism and nuclear proliferation to potential pandemics, our global dependence on foreign oil from volatile regions and the unsettling implications of an interconnected, global society...


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.