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By Derek Su November 14, 2019
As Libra continues to be scrutinized by US lawmakers, the US government needs to decide whether to embrace cryptocurrencies and their underlying technology, or ban it and face the consequences of their action.
By Rachel Armstrong October 30, 2019
Palliative care, particularly hospice care, is underutilized throughout the United States. Even with the multitude of well-being and cost benefits associated with the use of hospice, the dying often receive this care too late. The prognosis requirement necessary to receive the Medicare Hospice Benefit (MHB) should be modified to better serve those at the end-of-life.
By Isabella Harnick October 22, 2019
The Right-to-Try Act was adopted by Congress with the intention of permitting critically ill patients the ability to circumvent the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) approval process in order to access to unapproved treatments. However, the FDA continues to play an important role in consumer protection and should not be so quickly overlooked.
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