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When environmentalists oppose science

In the era of self-driving cars, big data and increasingly sophisticated bio-medical advances, the age-old question of how regulation can keep up with technology is more relevant than ever. Scientific advances touch every aspect of our lives, often in ways we rarely think about. Today, we live longer, healthier, more productive and more enjoyable lives […]

Coffee doesn’t Cause Cancer and it shouldn’t need a Warning Label

MEDINDIA: Consumer Choice Center (CCC) Senior Fellow, Jeff Stier a long-time critic of Proposition 65, welcomed the news but says the decision’s reasoning doesn’t go far enough to limit the application of the troublesome law. “The basis for this decision is weak and leaves this ill-advised law largely in place for other equally safe products,” said […]

Dental therapists and dental reform

ARIZONA CAPITOL TIMES: To drill or not to drill? For the past few months, it’s a question Arizona state lawmakers have been asking themselves and various experts in the dental field.

Will Government Allow Gene Editing for Cancer Treatment?

The idea of genome editing is no longer a theoretical concept studied only within the confines of labs and scientific research institutions. In August 2017, scientists reportedly managed to successfully use the genome-editing technique to correct a disease-causing mutation in viable human embryos. This is just one of the many applications of the technique scientists want to use to […]

Scandale des sèche-mains électriques: une photo sur Facebook n’est pas une preuve scientifique

CAFE BABEL: Après un post sur Facebook, la discussion sur l’hygiène des sèche-mains électriques est de revenue dans le débat public. Petite récapitulation des faits.

Dental therapist bill passes Senate health committee as latest voter poll rejects the concept

PHOENIX BUSINESS JOURNAL: A new poll released said 68 percent of Arizonans don’t want a new mid-level dental therapy profession. Commissioned by Consumer Choice Center and conducted by OH Predictive Insights, the telephone poll was conducted Feb. 7-8 among a sample of 601 registered Arizona voters.

Why is the European Parliament treating science with contempt?

VOCAL EUROPE: It seems as if the European Parliament takes the approach questioning scientific results once they don’t happen to confirm its narrative. After all, what are the presumptive expectations for an investigation into the EFSA and ECHA assessment? Are we to investigate a product as long as it fits our policy-based expectations? What would happen […]

Dental Therapists: A new dental category may not be the answer

Because so much of the U.S. healthcare system is focused on medical expenses, benefits, and insurance programs, it’s an unfortunate fact that dental care is often neglected. An estimated 35.6 percent of U.S. adults didn’t visit a dentist last year, along with 55.3 percent of Medicaid-eligible children. Is it mostly because people cannot find enough dentists […]

La politique de la peur n’a pas sa place dans la régulation des vices

CAFÉ BABEL: Les Etats et les entreprises privées se permettent de pratiquer la politique de la peur, afin d’influencer le comportements des consommateurs. Les deux ont tort.

It’s time to legalize paid plasma donations in Ontario

OUR WINDSOR: In order to meet supply, Canada ends up importing close to 70 per cent of the plasma from the United States, where they have paid plasma donor plans. Thus, Canadian officials end up acquiring plasma from paid donors abroad while prohibiting it here at home

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