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Regulatory Overdose

by Henry I. Millervia Hoover Digest
Sunday, July 30, 2000

Gene therapy offers enormous potential for the treatment of serious illness. What is the government doing about it? Thwarting researchers. By Hoover fellow Henry I. Miller.

Saving Money by Taking Lives

by Melvyn B. Kraussvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, April 30, 2000

How socialized medicine is creating a “culture of euthanasia” in the welfare states of Europe. By Hoover fellow Melvyn Krauss.

Why Health Care Reform May Be Bad for Your Health

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, April 30, 2000

Central planning has failed everywhere else—so why do so many want to apply it to our health care system? By legal scholar Richard A. Epstein.

Marijuana on the Ballot

by James R. McDonoughvia Policy Review
Saturday, April 1, 2000

Medical science won't support smoking

Analysis and Commentary

Culture of Euthanasia

by Melvyn B. Kraussvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, February 14, 2000

Modern technology has created the possibility of dramatic extensions of life. Prolonging life, however, is costly because the technology can be quite expensive.

Analysis and Commentary

Tort Liability and the Patients’ Bill of Rights

by Daniel P. Kesslervia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, January 3, 2000

What is the appropriate medical liability policy in an era of managed care?

Save Some of the Surplus for Medical Research

by Gary S. Beckervia Hoover Digest
Saturday, October 30, 1999

Hoover fellow and Nobel laureate Gary S. Becker seldom calls for increased government spending. But he has found a worthy cause: basic medical research.

Russia: Too Sick to Matter?

by Nicholas Eberstadtvia Policy Review
Tuesday, June 1, 1999

Vodka and heart disease weaken the Russian bear

Sick Process

by Henry I. Millervia Hoover Digest
Saturday, January 30, 1999

Who would have thought that American bureaucrats could learn about efficiency from . . . European bureaucrats? Hoover fellow Henry I. Miller explains why the Food and Drug Administration should imitate its counterpart in London.

The Battle over the Battle of the Bulge

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

A new fat-free cooking oil called olestra could radically reduce fat consumption in American diets. Why is the government restricting its use? Hoover fellow Henry I. Miller reports.


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.