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New Congress Members Educate and Advocate for Syringe Services Programs

This week, Representatives Donna Shalala and Mary Gay Scanlon tried to elevate the need for swift action to support syringe service programs (SSPs) by hosting a briefing for members of the newly formed Freshmen Working Group on Addiction, a bipartisan effort among newly elected members of Congress to promote policies to end the overdose crisis […]

Warren Has Her Plan. Buttigeg Suggests Another Way to Cut Health Prices

One way Elizabeth Warren wants to control health care spending in the United States is simple in principle: pay doctors and hospitals significantly less. But Pete Buttigieg, the South Bend, Ind., mayor, has another idea about how to regulate health care prices. Faculty Associate Gerard Anderson is quoted.

Paracetamol linked to higher autism risk

In one of the more rigorous studies of its kind, researchers have found paracetamol use by pregnant women is linked to a higher risk of autism in their kids. Faculty Associate Xiaobin Wang co-authored the study.

A Delicate Balancing Act

The Committee on Human Rights in North Korea is one of the fiercest critics of the Pyongyang regime in Washington, D.C. But a new report it commissioned has asked the international community to step up humanitarian aid efforts even as it castigates North Korea for its continued violations of human rights. The featured report is led […]