health policy

Taxes alter consumer behavior. The more something is taxed, the less of it we get. Knowing this, governments use taxes to encourage or discourage behavior.
To answer that question, researchers reviewed the 14 different government strategies directed at obesity in the UK since 1991. Overall, each strategy was associated with a median of 35 policies.
President Joe Biden promised a busy first 100 days in office. Some of his plans can be accomplished through executive orders, while others may require cooperation with Congress.
Those of us in Washington State who were hoping that 2021 would bring some respite from the massive disruption to our daily lives will have to wait.
As the coronavirus surges throughout the United States and much of the world, legitimate fears of overwhelmed hospitals and a spike in COVID-related deaths have returned. What should be done about them?
Of all the things we have lost this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic – from the people we love to the jobs that put food on the table – one of the more pernicious is the loss of faith and confidence that Americans have in their public health inst
As we debate the pros and cons of reopening public schools in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are multiple factors that must be considered prior to making a decision.
What's the best way for young people to avoid having babies and acquiring undesirable microbial species in their nether regions? Abstinence. It works every single time. Young people should wait until they're married.
We like to complain about our healthcare system. Mostly, the complaints are directed at the outrageous costs and the slippery, backstabbing nature of insurance companies. But rarely do we complain about the quality of our healthcare.