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2016 Presidential Election Score Card

We are pleased to present our 2016 Presidential Election scorecard. The policies upon which we have rated the candidates are derived from Dr. Cedric Dark’s Policy Prescription for 2016 which suggests there are 5 key healthcare issues at play [...]

April 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

E-Cigarettes: Harm reduction or just harm?

Electronic cigarettes (or Electronic Nicotine Delivery Service—ENDS) are battery-powered devices that deliver heat to a liquid nicotine-containing solution, creating an inhalable aerosol or vapor. This simple description belies the fact they are [...]

February 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

Democratic Debate Dives Deep into Health Care Topics

We don’t have a literature review for this week so instead I wanted to provide some insights on the recent Democratic Debate held last night. Two main healthcare themes came up for discussion – the future of health reform and gun control [...]

January 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

A Policy Prescription for 2016

<<<GO BACK TO PREVIOUS PAGE 3. Gun Violence & Mental Health Some would say that the only thing mental health and gun violence have in common is that politicians keep conflating the two issues. To a small degree, that is correct. [...]

January 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

A Policy Prescription for 2016

Since the founding of Policy Prescriptions®, I have written an essay on the most important health policy decisions for the year ahead. Last year I suggested a few compromises upon which an Obama White House and a Republican Congress might be wiling [...]

January 1, 2016 // 1 Comment

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