The Latest: Our Health
To stop mass shootings, first fix campaign finance and gerrymandering
• February 15, 2018 12:00 PM
Editorial Board, The Philadelphia Inquirer
If you feel infuriated each time a mass shooting dominates the news, it’s time to start paying attention to two issues that could make a difference: gerrymandering and campaign fundraising.
New CDC head faces questions about financial conflicts of interest
• December 11, 2017 12:00 PM
Lena H. Sun and Alice Crites, Washington Post
ATLANTA — After five months in office, President Trump’s new director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been unable to divest financial holdings that pose potential conflicts of interest, hindering her ability to fully perform her job.
The Drug Industry's Triumph Over The DEA
• October 15, 2017 12:00 PM
Scott Hingham and Lenny Bernstein, The Washington Post
In April 2016, at the height of the deadliest drug epidemic in U.S. history, Congress effectively stripped the Drug Enforcement Administration of its most potent weapon against large drug companies suspected of spilling prescription narcotics onto the nation’s streets.