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Viewpoints: White House Policy On Family Planning Compromises Doctors’ First Amendment Rights; Lessons For Americans From Finland On Mental Health

Editorial pages focus on these health topics and others. The Hill: Our First Amendment Rights Are Under Assault With The Global Gag Rule Research shows that without access to basic reproductive health care, women can’t thrive economically. Expanding contraceptive use improves women’s agency, education and labor force participation. Yet across Africa, there is an unmet… Read More »

Viewpoints: Why Is There Still So Much Inequity In Cancer Research?; Shutdown Hurts Health Of Millions

Editorial pages focus on these health issues and others. The Hill: Equity, Not Equality, Will Advance Cancer Care Cancer care research is plagued by inequity. And this process starts early: at the time of enrollment of patients for clinical trials in. When new cancer therapies are tested, or being developed, the process is far from… Read More »

Viewpoints: The FDA Isn’t Up To The Task Of Reining In The Opioid Epidemic; The Downside Of Taking Children From Parents In Drug Treatment

Editorial writers weigh in on these and other health care topics. The Washington Post: This Is Why The Federal Government Has A Hard Time Regulating Prescription Opioids This past week, President Trump argued on national television that to end the opioid epidemic, Congress needed to fund the building of a wall at the United States’… Read More »