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Opinion | Editorials, Opinion Piece Discuss Rules Proposed To Prevent Conflicts of Interest Among FDA Advisory Committee Members

with Richard A. Epsteinvia Kaisernetwork.org
Monday, March 26, 2007

Several newspapers recently published two editorials and an opinion piece on rules recently proposed by FDA under which medical experts with more than a $50,000 financial interest in pharmaceutical companies could not serve on agency advisory committees that review their products or the products of their competitors...

Analysis and Commentary

New Laws Will Mean Fewer Drugs

by Henry I. Millervia Food and Drug Law Institute
Friday, March 23, 2007

Lately, the FDA has been trying to demonstrate to its critics that it really, really, really takes drug safety seriously...

In the News

Rudy remembers NYC hospital lawsuits

with Hoover Institutionvia Point of Law
Thursday, March 22, 2007

From Mayor Giuliani's remarks during Q-&-A at a Hoover Institution speech last month...

In the News

Tear down those health-care walls

with Scott W. Atlasvia National Center for Policy Analysis
Friday, March 9, 2007

President Bush has introduced fairness into the tax code by giving a tax break to all health insurance buyers. This is a major step toward making health insurance affordable to those who want it, says Scott W. Atlas, senior fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution...

Analysis and Commentary

No one has right to other people's skills, services

by Tibor R. Machan with Milton Friedmanvia Freedom Communications
Friday, March 9, 2007

Health care is not a right...

Analysis and Commentary

Tear down those health-care walls

by Scott W. Atlasvia Washington Times
Friday, March 9, 2007

Surprise. Real vision has again come from Washington...

In the News

At Economic Summit, mood is upbeat on globalization, troubled on healthcare

with Edward Paul Lazear, Michael J. Boskinvia Stanford News
Wednesday, March 7, 2007

Ben Bernanke, chairman of the Federal Reserve, and other leading experts presented a generally positive overview of globalization and the U.S. economy March 2, although they warned that the cost of healthcare presents a crisis that must be addressed before it spirals out of control...

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National Health-care Expenditures

via Hoover Institution
Tuesday, February 20, 2007

United States health-care expenditures comprise 16 percent of GDP...

In the News

Comment on Genetic Testing

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Monday, February 19, 2007

Genetic testing offers great hope for future progress in treating diseases since individuals can in many instances reduce the consequences of genetic defects if they find out about them sufficiently early...

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It will take an injection of capitalism to free ourselves

with Milton Friedmanvia Dallas Morning News
Sunday, February 11, 2007

If the era of modern medicine began with a bang – the introduction of penicillin in 1941 – the era of modern American health insurance began with a whimper...

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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.