Tag Archives: Viewpoints

Viewpoints: Pros And Cons Of Candidates’ Plans For Health Care; Now Hear This: A New Lie About Pre-Existing Conditions Via Fox News

Editorial pages express views about the future of health care. The Washington Post: No Matter Which Healthcare Plan You Support, Democrats Have A Leg-Up On Trump It says something about the state of the two major political parties that, while Washington was focused on President Trump’s racist tweets and his strategy to divide for political… Read More »

Viewpoints: Lessons On A.I. And Health Disparities; #ThisIsOurLane Response Continues To Expand With Medical Community

Opinion writers focus on these health care issues and others. The New York Times: A.I. Could Worsen Health Disparities There are many questions about whether A.I. actually works in medicine, and where it works: can it pick up pneumonia, detect cancer, predict death? But those questions focus on the technical, not the ethical. And in… Read More »

Viewpoints: FDA Needs To Impose Limits On E-Cigarettes; Time To Defang The NRA, Address Gun Safety

Editorial pages look at these public health topics and others. Bloomberg: The FDA Wakes Up To The Danger Of E-Cigarettes Like a parent who’s just caught the kids vaping in the backyard, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been jolted into realizing that electronic cigarettes are a problem. The agency’s wake-up call came in… Read More »