Tag Archives: Viewpoints

Viewpoints: Stop Talking About Expanding Medicare. Fix Its Financial Flaws Instead; Why Do We Need Anymore Lessons On The Societal Risks Of Genome Editing?

Editorial writers weigh in on these health topics and others. The Wall Street Journal: Modest Cuts Could Save Medicare From Disaster Instead of debating how to expand Medicare coverage, politicians should focus on fixing the fatal financial flaws in the existing program that threaten to bankrupt the nation. Medicare spent 3.6% of gross domestic product… Read More »

Viewpoints: Lessons On Compulsory Vaccinations And New York’s Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Community; Social Media Isn’t Doing Enough To Help Spread Truth About Measles

Opinion writers weigh in on the current measles outbreaks and the importance of vaccines. Bloomberg: Measles Outbreak: New York And Religious Law Agree On Vaccines A group of parents filed suit Monday against the New York City Department of Health to block an emergency order requiring measles vaccinations for everyone in four ZIP codes in… Read More »

Viewpoints: Without Better Treatment Programs, U.S. Drug Policy Will Never Succeed; Fear Of Fentanyl Is Stopping First Responders From Saving Lives

Opinion pages focus on these health care topics and others. The Hill: It’s Time To Rethink Our National Drug Policy In America’s ongoing war on drugs, the methamphetamine crisis of the 1990s and 2000s fell from the national consciousness when the opioid epidemic first arrived. Yet, like most drug crises that cycle in and out… Read More »