Tag Archives: Viewpoints

Viewpoints: Isn’t It Time To Get Important Input From Other Sources On Gene Editing?; Prevent Another Theranos Debacle By Seeking Peer-Reviewed Work

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. The New York Times: Should Scientists Toy With The Secret To Life? Scientists quickly condemned the Chinese researcher who altered the DNA of at least two embryos to create the world’s first genetically edited babies, defying a broad consensus against hereditary tinkering. But as The… Read More »

Viewpoints: Get Serious, Ditch Talk About Rights And Privilege When It Comes To ‘Medicare For All’; Check Out How Long Canadians Wait For Special Treatment

Editorial writers weigh in on health care issues. Stat: Medicare For All Is About Trade-Offs, Not Rights And Privileges Is health care a right or a privilege? That question dominates our thinking about U.S. health policy and often shapes critical political choices. Unfortunately, it also prevents an honest discussion about the trade-offs in health coverage.… Read More »