The avian flu is already responsible for more than 60 human deaths. If it mutates into a virus transmissible between humans—a real possibility—we could see a worldwide pandemic. How to fight the flu. By Henry I. Miller.
The debate rages on over how to cope with the rising costs of medical care—proposed solutions range from a single payer system with a broad government control to loosely defined market-driven plans. The authors look at three key elements of health care costs and offer thoughtful, realistic suggestions to help stem the tide of rising expenses for everyone.
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.