The solution is not to limit access indiscriminately, but to improve access to appropriate care—to “right-size” health care. Insurers, physicians, and policymakers each have a role to play in helping patients access the right environments, the right personnel, and the right services.
This article highlights options for increasing the supply of transplantable organs, and explore ethical constraints such as respect for autonomy, avoiding harm, and limitations related to the necessity for rationing.
Dominic Mao, Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies in Molecular and Cellular Biology as well as Chemical and Physical Biology at Harvard University, discusses how CRISPR/Cas9 technologies are taught in the classroom.
Because of the growing global threat of antibiotic resistance, there is a critical need for the development of alternative approaches. An innovative approach, antimicrobial blue light (aBL), has attracted increasing attention.
More restrictive regulation of firearm, particularly handgun, access might reduce the suicide epidemic; however, absent a constitutional amendment, it may not be possible to meaningfully reduce gun related homicide in the United States.
Republican attempts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act have been center stage for much of the Trump presidency, but what do Republicans - and Democrats - actually want national health policy to do?