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Memphis’s Medical Graceland

by G. Scott Morrisvia Policy Review
Friday, May 1, 1998

Traditional health care neglects the working poor. A church-based clinic steps in

If You Smoke, Florida Wants to Tax You

by Daniel P. Kessler, Jeremy Bulowvia Hoover Digest
Thursday, April 30, 1998

The recent settlement between Florida and the tobacco companies amounts to an excise tax on smokers in all fifty states. Anyone for taxation without representation? By Hoover national fellow Daniel P. Kessler and former Hoover national fellow Jeremy Bulow.

Hospice, Not Hemlock

by Joseph Locontevia Policy Review
Sunday, March 1, 1998

The medical and moral rebuke to doctor-assisted suicide

The Rising Cost of Getting Well

by Henry I. Millervia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 30, 1998

Regulation by the Food and Drug Administration is pushing up the price of medicine and delaying the introduction of new drugs. Think the era of big government is over? Look in your medicine cabinet. By Hoover fellow Henry I. Miller, M.D.

One Nation Under God

by Steve Rabeyvia Policy Review
Saturday, November 1, 1997

Faith-based free clinics: Care with a spiritual touch

Joe Camel: Brought to You by the FTC

by David R. Hendersonvia Hoover Digest
Thursday, October 30, 1997

Why didn't tobacco companies ever compete with one another to produce safer cigarettes? It turns out that many years ago they started to do just that--until the federal government stopped them. Hoover fellow David R. Henderson explains why Washington regulators are hazardous to your health.

Home Front

by Kristine Napiervia Policy Review
Monday, September 1, 1997

Kristine Napier examines private low-income health-care alternatives for children

For Sale By Owner

by Gary S. Beckervia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, July 30, 1997

Every month dozens of people die while waiting for organ transplants.Why? A classic case of demand outweighing supply. Nobel Prize–winner and Hoover fellow Gary S. Becker proposes a solution.

Global Warming and Globaloney

by Thomas Gale Moorevia Hoover Digest
Thursday, January 30, 1997

Environmentalists urge the world to spend trillions of dollars to halt global warming. For less than a thousandth of the cost, Hoover fellow Thomas Gale Moore points out, we could instead treat the one-fifth of the world's children who now go without immunizations-and actually do some good.

The Painful Truth About Medical Research

by Gary S. Beckervia Hoover Digest
Thursday, January 30, 1997

The federal government spends $12 billion a year on medical research. Which diseases get priority? The deadliest killers? According to Nobel Prize-winner and Hoover fellow Gary S. Becker, the ones with the best-organized advocacy groups.

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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.