Policy & Ethics

This week, my friend and colleague, Alex Berezow, wrote a piece, Is the US doctor shortage intentional?
Debates regarding healthcare policy in America inevitably lead to discussions over exorbitant costs, and discussions over exorbitant costs inevitably lead to blame.
When demand exceeds supply, a resource is limited.
A quarter or more of our environmental impact comes from our food production.
When it comes to basic human rights in the US, it's no longer a matter of whether we've regressed, but just how far.
Masking, indeed, has been shown, in meta-analysis, to be effective in preventing disease, especially in the absence of other available responses like drugs and vaccines.
America continues to lead the world in science and technology, but this is hardly a God-given right.
We shouldn’t be surprised: the specters of ghosting agency scientific and technical determinations have been wafting about for some time:
Introducing a computer screen and the electronic health record (EHR) between physicians and patients has resulted in physicians spending far more time physically and mentally responding to those screens than patients.
The Court’s ruling in Chevron U.S.A., Inc. v. NRDC was clear: