Tag Archives: Viewpoints

Viewpoints: Until People Stop Smoking, Vaping, Many Of The Toughest Cancers Will Prevail; Why Is There So Little Guidance On Choosing Nursing Care?

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. Boston Globe: Ending The Long Reach Of Tobacco As the leading cause of preventable death, smoking causes 1 in 5 of all deaths in the United States, totaling more than 480,000 annually. Tobacco is also linked to about one-third of all cancers in the United… Read More »

Viewpoints: Any Other Public Health Problem Would Be Researched. Why Not Guns?; Remove Restrictions On Prescribing Buprenorphine To Treat Opioid Addiction

Opinion writers weigh in on these public health issues and others. Bloomberg: More Gun Research Will Lead To Better Firearm Policies A congressional subcommittee held a hearing last week on the state of gun violence research in the U.S. The conclusion? It’s shamefully incomplete.As Andrew Morral of the Rand Corporation testified, “We know little about… Read More »

Viewpoints: Lessons On Stopping E. Coli Outbreaks; Government Steps Up To Monitor Emerging Technologies

Editorial pages focus on these health care issues and others. The Hill: Preventing The Next Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak  Seven years after Congress passed the 2011 Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the FDA still hasn’t implemented a number of key reforms required by that law. Among other things, the law required the FDA to… Read More »