A Georgetown public health expert and attorney examines what the FDA must do to prevail. WASHINGTON — When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) imposes new graphic warning labels for tobacco products, they can survive a First Amendment challenge if they depict health consequences and their effectiveness is supported by adequate scientific evidence, says […]
This post was written by Belen Rios, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. A recent study published by the World Health Organization (WHO) has shown that the adoption of tobacco control laws around the […]
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 […]
Our 2013 Summer Program on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) is underway! Here’s what our participants have to look forward to on Day 2.
On June 5 and 6 the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law and Patient Privacy Rights co-hosted a two-day health privacy summit on the Georgetown University Law Center campus. This year’s discussions included the challenges of ensuring personal control over health information in the face of rapid global deployment of healthcare IT and […]
This post was written by Benn McGrady, Project Director of the O’Neill Institute’s Trade, Investment, and Health Initiative. It was originally published on the O’Neill Institute’s Trade, Investment, and Health Initiative Blog. Any comments or questions about this post can be directed to email@example.com. To much fanfare in the US media Coca-Cola has announced […]
This post was written by Annie Wattenmaker, an intern at the O’Neill Institute and a rising sophomore at the University of Virginia. Any questions or comments can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. MAMA, the Global Alliance for Maternal Action, has turned into a global movement that uses mobile technology to improve the health of mothers in […]
In honor of the O’Neill Institute’s 100th blog post, we present a “top ten” list of some of our most memorable posts: 1. The Supreme Court Upholds the Affordable Care Act Upheld: The Individual Mandate is a Tax. States Have a Choice Whether to Expand Medicaid (June 2012). 2. New York’s Ban on Large Sodas: […]
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In honor of World No Tobacco Day 2013, we wanted to share the O’Neill Institute’s Global Tobacco Control project. According to the World Health Organization, tobacco kills nearly 6 million people per year. This includes more than 600, 000 nonsmokers who will die from exposure to tobacco smoke. Unchecked, the tobacco epidemic will kill more […]
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