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A Different Kind Of Cancer Treatment

by Henry I. Miller, Joel E. Teppervia Defining Ideas
Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Radiation therapy gets too little press and funding, but is critical in vanquishing the disease.

Analysis and Commentary

Reagan’s Cure For America's Debt Disease

by Martin Feldsteinvia Wall Street Journal
Monday, March 5, 2018

Two programs, Medicare and Social Security, are the bulk of the problem. Here’s how to fix them. 

Analysis and Commentary

Transforming Modern Medicine Doesn't Have To Be High Tech Or Expensive

by Henry I. Millervia Genetic Literacy Project
Monday, March 5, 2018

Much of the progress in medicine since I was a medical student has involved expensive, high-tech diagnostic tests and therapies — a trend that has accelerated recently and worries health economists and politicians alike because it boosts healthcare costs.

In the News

Conservative Public Policy Strategist Recommends Health-Care Fixes

featuring Lanhee J. Chenvia The Palm Beach Daily News
Thursday, March 1, 2018

After hearing Lanhee Chen’s talk Tuesday at The Society of the Four Arts, the audience might conclude that the American health care system is a mess and not likely to improve any time soon.

Analysis and Commentary

NIH Needs To Raise The Bar For Funding Alternative Medicine Research

by Henry I. Millervia STAT
Monday, February 26, 2018

Suppose you needed to have a CT scan for a sudden, severe headache and partial loss of vision and your doctor asked a nutritionist to read it, rather than a radiologist. Would you trust the diagnosis? Evaluation by a different — and what most would consider a lesser — standard is essentially how a significant amount of research funding is approved by one component of the National Institutes of Health.

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Area 45: Influencing Influenza With Dr. Henry Miller

interview with Henry I. Millervia Area 45
Tuesday, February 20, 2018

How to cure what literally ails the nation.

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"Idahocare"

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas
Monday, February 19, 2018

One state’s effort to save the Affordable Care Act.

Analysis and Commentary

Hurray For The Imminent End Of Polio

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Saturday, February 17, 2018

More remarkably, the disease that was once a global scourge -- a thief of childhood everywhere -- has been all but eradicated from the earth. This year could see its complete disappearance outside of virus labs, experts say.

Interviews

Henry Miller On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Henry I. Millervia The John Batchelor Show
Friday, February 16, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Henry Miller discusses the flu virus.

Policy Seminar with Casey Mulligan

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Annenberg Conference Room, Lou Henry Hoover Building

Casey Mulligan, Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago, discussed “The Employer Penalty, Voluntary Compliance, and the Size Distribution of Firms: Evidence from a Survey of Small Businesses.”

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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.