After not being able to get his son to the doctor for a strep throat test, Rick Krieger established the first retail clinic at a local grocery chain in 2000. The idea was to address issues of access to health care and allow patients to obtain care and treatment for minor conditions “in a quick, […]
Posted in National Healthcare; Tagged: access to health care, Affordable Care Act, Cancer, cardiovascular diseases, chronic disease, chronic disease management, chronic respiratory diseases, Diabetes, health care provider, health care services, heart disease, medical home, NCDs, obesity, patient, preventative care, primary care, retail clinics, Rick Krieger, Target, Walmart.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been subject to frequent criticism for its lax oversight of food safety, and particularly of food additives. However, this morning the agency stepped out ahead of most of its international peers, submitting for public comment a new determination that would effectively remove partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), the primary […]
This post was written by Uma Jatkar, Research Assistant, Global Health LL.M. ‘13, at the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law. Any questions or comments about this post can be directed to email@example.com. The proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement is the latest multilateral free trade agreement that seeks to reduce barriers to trade […]
Posted in Uncategorized; Tagged: FCTC, georgetown, global health, health legislation, health reform, NCDs, non-communicable diseases, O'Neill Institute, poverty, tobacco, tobacco control, WHO, World Health Organization.
Check out two recent posts from the O’Neill Institute’s blog on Trade, Investment, and Health, featured below. About: The O’Neill Institute Initiative on Trade, Investment and Health aims to bridge the gap between public health and international trade and investment law. The initiative is focused on the effects of trade and investment agreements on domestic regulatory autonomy. […]
This post was written by Alberto Alemanno, O’Neill Institute Scholar . It was originally published at http://albertoalemanno.eu/articles/nycs-super-size-soda-ban-declared-unconstitutional. Any questions or comments about this post can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Note: The O’Neill Institute’s discussion of the appellate court’s decision can be found here. In Spring 2012, New York City’s Mayor unveiled plans to limit the serving […]
Yesterday, the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court (“the Court”) affirmed the State’s Supreme Court decision finding that the New York City Board of Health and Mental Hygiene’s (DOHMH) Sugary Drinks Portion Cap Rule, or the “Soda Ban” was unconstitutional. Accordingly, the Appellate Court concluded that “in promulgating […]
This post was written by Florian Kastler (Global Health LL.M. 2011), visiting researcher at Georgetown University Law Center. Any comments or questions about this post can be directed to email@example.com. Last week, on 9 July 2013, the World Health Organization (WHO) updated its Questions and answers on electronic cigarettes or electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) […]
This post was written by Holly Jarman, Research Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan. For more information about this post, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. The original post can be found at the Huffington Post. The government’s disappointing U-turn over plain packaging of tobacco has dealt a blow to campaigners and shows a government attempting to […]
Posted in Uncategorized; Tagged: blog, FDA, georgetown, global health, health legislation, health reform, national health law, NCDs, non-communicable diseases, O'Neill Institute, tobacco, tobacco control.
This post was written by Mengyi Xu, O’Neill Institute Summer Intern, Princeton University ’14. Any comments or questions about this post can be directed to email@example.com. To regulate or not to regulate, that is always the question. On the opening day of the O’Neill Institute’s Summer Program on NCDs and law, Professor Alberto Alemanno from HEC […]
This post was written by Florian Kastler (Global Health LL.M. 2011), visiting researcher at Georgetown University Law Center. Any comments or questions about this post can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. By a decision overriding its own council on Science and Public Health, the house of delegates of the American Medical Association (AMA) has officially recognized […]
Posted in Uncategorized; Tagged: ACA, georgetown, global health, Global Health Intiative, health legislation, national health law, National Healthcare, NCDs, non-communicable diseases, O'Neill Institute, obesity, Supreme Court.
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