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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1985) 10 (1): 33–80.
Published: 01 February 1985
...Troyen A. Brennan; Robert F. Carter How to evaluate and apply probabilistic scientific evidence that cancer (or other diseases) have been caused by chemical substances (or other environmental agents) constitutes a critical problem which must be addressed by legal institutions. This article analyzes...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2003) 28 (6): 1033–1088.
Published: 01 December 2003
... genetics is not due to scientific discoveries about population differences per se, but follows from how the United States and other governments have organized racial categories. This article explains tensions in U.S. government guidelines and publications on the study of human genetic diversity, points out...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2010) 35 (4): 539–568.
Published: 01 August 2010
... neue Krankenversicherung für jeden [Citizens' Insurance with Flat Rate Premium: After the Dutch Health Reform: A New Health Insurance for Everyone]. Soziale Sicherheit 55 : 87 –92. Wasem, J. 2009 . Wissenschaftliche Politikberatung und Gesundheitsreform 2007 [Scientific Policy Advice and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2016) 41 (3): 453–461.
Published: 01 June 2016
... nutritional targets are missed. Various iterations of school-based nutrition programs have proven to be ineffective and wasteful, yet policy leaders continue to consume tax dollars with their implementation. Although strict guidelines for evaluating scientific evidence were historically used to ensure...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2017) 42 (3): 513–538.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Stefanie Ettelt Abstract This article examines the role of scientific evidence in informing health policy decisions in Germany, using minimum volumes policy as a case study. It argues that scientific evidence was used strategically at various stages of the policy process both by individual...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2014) 39 (3): 503–535.
Published: 01 June 2014
... “capacity building” through the scientific authority of the National Cancer Institute, beginning in the 1980s. There are several major questions to be answered: (1) How did this program manage to be adopted and sustained despite the well-documented hindrances to effective tobacco control policy at the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1994) 19 (1): 165–190.
Published: 01 February 1994
...Stephen H. Linder There is a notable lack of scientific consensus on whether electric and magnetic fields (EMF) constitute a health risk in need of systematic control. Even those who see EMF as a public problem, share few assumptions about the type of problem it represents, whether serious risks to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2006) 31 (1): 93–126.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Vanessa Northington Gamble; Deborah Stone What is the relationship between scientific research and government action in addressing health inequalities in the United States? What factors increase the impact of scientific research on public policy? To answer these questions, we focus on racial and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1997) 22 (2): 509–532.
Published: 01 April 1997
... firms. I suggest that we cannot understand managed care unless we understand its power as at least substantially due to its reliance on a claim to be better science. In this way, managed care needs to be placed within an analytic historical tradition that is concerned with how accounts of scientific...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1983) 8 (1): 144–163.
Published: 01 February 1983
...Jeannette M. Valentine; Alonzo L. Plough This paper first reviews the scientific problems involved in assessing the effects on reproductive health of toxic substances in the work environment. It then describes the current status of regulatory policies designed to control workers' exposures to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2016) 41 (6): 1151–1173.
Published: 01 December 2016
... universe of usable data. This article makes the case for the practice of policy surveillance to help end the anomalous treatment of law in public health research and practice. Policy surveillance is the systematic, scientific collection and analysis of laws of public health significance. It meets several...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2017) 42 (4): 607–644.
Published: 01 August 2017
..., examining the FSPTCA itself as well as regulatory precedent from drug and device regulation (from which the term substantial equivalence and much of the associated statutory language was derived). Our review of standards and scientific precedent demonstrates that exacting scrutiny under the public health...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1996) 21 (3): 515–542.
Published: 01 June 1996
... scientific data to support its position that ETS is not harmful to health. CIAR funds two types of projects: “Peer-reviewed” projects are awarded after peer review by a group of scientists, whereas “special-reviewed” projects are awarded directly by tobacco industry executives. CIAR’s special-reviewed...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2017) 42 (1): 73–122.
Published: 01 February 2017
..., scientific evidence has less power to drive public health policy in the United States than in the United Kingdom, which is used as a comparison case to contextualize US choices within a broader range of options. Second, moral concerns weigh so heavily in the United States that a publicly articulated moral...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2016) 41 (6): 1083–1096.
Published: 01 December 2016
... expand beyond legal and scientific circles to permeate the general consciousness. Yet, public health law and policy interventions continue to face considerable political and legal opposition. The population perspective—which emphasizes the social determinants of health, collective action to create...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2016) 41 (6): 1137–1149.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Ginsburg have argued that preemption laws that provide vaccine manufacturers with broad legal immunities create “a regulatory vacuum in which no one ensures that vaccine manufacturers adequately take account of scientific and technological advancements when designing or distributing their products.” In...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2016) 41 (6): 1175–1183.
Published: 01 December 2016
...James G. Hodge, Jr. Abstract Though public health policy surveillance is an integral tool in correlating the law to scientifically based public health law studies, drawing accurate legal conclusions from collected data can be challenging. Data may be of poor quality, inaccessible to law and policy...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2013) 38 (6): 1183–1192.
Published: 01 December 2013
... preferred way to allocate limited resources. At the same time, it also gave rise to the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment: an unprecedented opportunity to do a randomized evaluation — the gold standard in medical and scientific research — of the impact of expanding Medicaid. In this article we provide...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2015) 40 (1): 101–164.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Candace H. Feldman; Gary L. Darmstadt; Vishwajeet Kumar; Jennifer Prah Ruger Abstract Understanding the relationship between women's political participation and health has eluded researchers and cannot be adequately studied using traditional epidemiological or social scientific methodologies. We...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2016) 41 (4): 521–539.
Published: 01 August 2016
..., prevented any thoroughgoing revisions when the DSM-5 was published in 2013. The result is an impasse between psychiatry's classificatory system and the need for scientific progress in understanding the causes of and treatments for mental disorders. Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016...