Wow, this is scary and awesome. Good work, people.
Eric Boehm writes about how an arbitrary hospital licensing law led to an infant’s death. I can abstractly understand the notion of a “certificate of public need” given the entrepreneurship of many medical service providers, hospitals (as opposed to clinics and urgent care centers) tend to be financially self-limiting.
The worst of the ecig studies are the ones that present scenarios that no vaper would ever do, like 5 volts for ten seconds. Of course you’ll find carcinogens, and blaming that on ecigarettes is like burning steak to a crisp and finding carcinogens in the char and blaming the steak. Well, now they’re worried about carcinogens in char.
Only Trump can save us!
This is why Trump won. I mean, why Le Pen will or something.
I’d be interested to find out what May has in mind here, but my default is to keep them out, out, out.
Mother Jones takes a dark look at the medical side of childbirth, and takes issue with the anti-cesarean movement.