Tag Archives: Viewpoints

Viewpoints: Hospitals Deserve Large Share Of Settlement From Opioid Lawsuits; If Young People Want To Vape, They Should Be Allowed To Do So

Opinion writers weigh in on these public health issues and others. The New York Times: Don’t Forget Our Frontline Caregivers In The Opioid Epidemic America’s opioid epidemic will go down in history alongside the Spanish flu, typhoid, polio and AIDS as one of our worst public health disasters. Between 1999 and 2017, almost 218,000 people… Read More »

Viewpoints: Lessons On Mental Health Issues Facing Students On Campuses; Denying Immigrants Medication, Food Is Nothing But Child Abuse

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. The Wall Street Journal: There Is A Mental-Health Crisis On Campus Technology has in many ways have made life easy—certainly much easier than before. So why did one recent study find that the rate of moderate to severe depression among U.S. college students rose from… Read More »

Viewpoints: GOP Needs To Act Quickly, Offer Alternative To The ACA; Why Won’t Lawmakers Listen To America About The Need For Gun Buyer Background Checks?

Editorial pages weigh in on these and other health care topics. The Wall Street Journal: Still Heading For The ObamaCare Exits Republicans think they can win on health care in 2020 by running against Medicare for All, and the facts about single payer are a target-rich environment. But the latest data on ObamaCare shows why… Read More »

Viewpoints: Message to Sen. McConnell, Congress: Raising The Smoking Age To 21 Will Save Lives; Shocking Greed, Complicity Fueled Opioid Crisis

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. The Hill: A New Age For Tobacco — Raising The Age To 21 Is A Smart Move We are encouraged to see that members of Congress on both sides of the aisle are getting serious about raising the minimum age to 21 years old to… Read More »

Viewpoints: Doctors Need To Stop Saying No To Patients Who Need Opioids; FDA’s E-Cigarette Policies Could Make It Tough On U.S. Troops

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. Bloomberg: Prescription Drugs Aren’t To Blame For Rise In Addiction Deaths Patients in pain have become collateral damage in the war on opioids. That’s the message of a letter from more than 300 medical professionals, including three former White House drug czars, to the Centers… Read More »