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The FDA's Assault on Tobacco Consumers Feb. 09, 2019

Sheldon Richman

Early one morning last December, Jeff Gracik was heading to his Southern California home's garage-wo... Read More

The FDA's Assault on Tobacco Consumers Feb. 08, 2019

Creators PR

The following column is by Sheldon Richman. Early one morning last December, Jeff Gracik was he... Read More

Fiber and Added Fiber Feb. 01, 2019

Nutrition News

Most of us need more fiber in our diets. The goal is 25 to 35 grams per day, and as Americans, we ty... Read More

E-Cigarettes Fueling a Dangerous Turn in Tobacco Use Jan. 11, 2019

C Force

If you are currently serving in the military or you are a veteran, you are more likely to be a cigar... Read More

Weighing a Doctor's Advice on Nutritional Supplements Dec. 21, 2018

C Force

Last month, I reported on vitamin and mineral supplements that roughly half of all Americans routine... Read More

FDA Policies Kill Dec. 19, 2018

Walter E. Williams

Among the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's responsibilities are approval and regulation of pharma... Read More

Cherry-Picked Nov. 28, 2018


The Food and Drug Administration is charged with defining what is and is not a specific food. Right ... Read More

Trump Administration Cancels FDA's Aborted Baby Parts Contract Sep. 26, 2018

Terence Jeffrey

On July 25, the Food and Drug Administration signed a contract to acquire "fresh" tissue from aborte... Read More

Are Health Officials Strangling the Lesser of Two Evils for the Benefit of the Greater? May. 24, 2018

Veronique de Rugy

Tobacco kills 480,000 people a year in the United States. Yet when an innovative alternative that de... Read More

A Forbidden Remedy for Veterans' Nightmares May. 02, 2018

Jacob Sullum

The emotional hangover from Nigel McCourry's seven months in Iraq as a U.S. Marine plagued him for y... Read More

The New York Times Covers Over-Regulation Dec. 29, 2017

Mona Charen

It may not be exactly the coming of the Messiah, but seeing a front-page story in The New York Times... Read More

3 Things to Like About 2017 Dec. 28, 2017

Veronique de Rugy

This time of year, we pause to take stock of what happened in the year that has passed. Although the... Read More

Ask Stacy -- Week of 8/12/17 Aug. 12, 2017

Hollywood Exclusive

DEAR STACY: What is the correct way to say Iwan Rheon's name? — Marcie A., Chattanooga, Tennes... Read More

Ask Stacy -- Week of 7/1/17 Jul. 01, 2017

Hollywood Exclusive

DEAR STACY: I was explaining the "Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon" idea to a friend of mine, and realized... Read More

Scapegoating Businesses for Bad Government Policy Jun. 15, 2017

Veronique de Rugy

There's a disturbing and counterproductive tendency to scapegoat individual businesses for respondin... Read More

Vape Links Jun. 07, 2017

Betsy McCaughey

Hypocrisy has reached new heights, even by Washington, D.C., standards. The same left-wing senators ... Read More

What the Politicians Won't Say About Drugs Apr. 05, 2017

Betsy McCaughey

The Trump administration is launching a campaign against the heroin and pain pill epidemic, which ca... Read More

From Credit Counseling to Contaminated Mascara, Readers Want to Know Mar. 08, 2017

Everyday Cheapskate

Dear Mary: I am out of money — there won't be a dime left after I pay my bills. I have been co... Read More

Medical Devices Can Turn Deadly Feb. 22, 2017

Betsy McCaughey

What's the biggest killer in hospitals? Secrecy. That's the bottom line from the Government Accounta... Read More