If policymakers decided that food stamps could only be used for items such as fruits and vegetables, fewer people would use the program, which would be a good thing.
Despite all the hype, prescription opioids are not that dangerous, even in heavy doses, when used under medical supervision.
However much President Trump wants to lower consumer drug costs, his power to do so is limited.
Let people shop for insurance that suits their individual needs, and let insurance companies develop new products and compete for the people’s business.
The CNN debate on Obamacare saw Senators Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz jousting on the benefits of a UK-style healthcare system. As is often effective in debates, Ted Cruz reached for some heartbreaking UK anecdotes that indicate some of the key downsides of socialized medicine. But survival rates for major conditions tell an even more damning story.
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