Tag Archives: Viewpoints

Viewpoints: Lessons From A Pediatrician On The Unnecessary Dangers Of Measles; Worrisome Trends Soar After Marijuana Legalization

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. The Hill: From Doctors To Legislators: Vote Yes On Current Vaccine Bills And Then Do More As a hospital pediatrician, I was heartbroken to care for my first patient with measles. Despite knowing intellectually that, due to poor vaccine uptake, this completely preventable disease would… Read More »

Viewpoints: If Only U.S. Health Policy Was This Good; Why Didn’t People Care About Opioid Epidemic Until It Hit White, Middle-Class America?

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. The New York Times: What Can The U.S. Health System Learn From Singapore? Singapore’s health care system is sometimes held up as an example of excellence, and as a possible model for what could come next in the United States. When we published the results… Read More »

Viewpoints: Lessons On How All These ‘Fetal Heartbeat’ Bills Are Attempts To Ban Abortion; Will The E-Cigarette Industry Step Up To Protect Teens?

Opinion writers weigh in on these health care issues and others. The New York Times: What Happens When Lawmakers Run Out Of Abortion Restrictions To Pass  Lost in the anxiety this year over the fate of Roe v. Wade is the reality that state legislatures nationwide are already taking steps to effectively ban all abortions.… Read More »