Last week, we learned that the sugar industry paid Harvard scientists to minimize the link between sugar and heart disease, blaming saturated fat instead. Unfortunately, scientific evidence isn’t the only thing the industry has been influencing: a soda company in Colombia has successfully pushed for the suspension of a television advertisement warning the public about […]
This post was written by Katie Keith, Adjunct Professor at Georgetown Law. Any questions about this post should be directed to Katie.Keith@georgetown.edu. Controversy around the more than 400 percent increase in the price of EpiPens is just the latest in a year filled with stories of dramatic drug price gouging. Indeed, health headlines have been […]
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This post was written by Andrew Hennessy-Strahs, a 2017 Global Health Law LL.M. Candidate at Georgetown University Law Center. Any questions or comments can be directed to email@example.com. September 14, 2016 marks the twenty-six year anniversary of the first successful human gene therapy in the world. Doctors in the National Institute of Health, in Bethesda […]
This post was written by Lawrence O. Gostin, Faculty Director of the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law and University Professor. Any questions about this post should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. A scientific consensus exists that climate change is anthropogenically forced, with impacts on ecological systems and human health already in evidence. The […]
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