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A New Tax-and-Spend Strategy to Fight Obesity

Jan 6, 2014 Analysis

Scholar proposes a manufacturers’ excise tax to fund obesity-prevention efforts.

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Agencies Collaborate to Combat the Creation and Spread of “Super Bugs”

Oct 9, 2013 News

Report highlights CDC’s efforts to combat the threat of antibiotic resistance.

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Does Regulation Work?

Aug 14, 2013 Opinion

Better tools are needed to evaluate regulatory effectiveness.

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Agencies Act to Address Risks from Sun Exposure

May 27, 2013 News

U.S. government takes measures to protect public from excessive sun exposure.

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Proposed Rule Imposes Spending Ratio on Insurers in Medicare Contracts

Apr 9, 2013 News

Rule would establish minimum health care spending requirements for some Medicare plans.

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USDA Proposes “Smart Snacks in School” Rule

Mar 13, 2013 Analysis

States show varied levels of readiness for the new rule.

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Improving Drug Safety Regulation after the Meningitis Outbreak

Jan 28, 2013 Opinion

Congress should provide FDA with clearer authority and increased resources.

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Marijuana in Colorado: Legalized but Regulated

Nov 21, 2012 News

Colorado will need to regulate the market for a federally-banned drug.

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OSHA Warns Fracking Employees of Silica Inhalation Risk

Jul 25, 2012 News

Hazard alert highlights a health-related concern about natural gas extraction.

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Calorie Posting and Its Impact

Aug 31, 2011 Analysis

Researchers find that posting calories in restaurants decreases calories per purchase.

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