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The Lack of EpiPen Competitors is the FDA's Fault

Big GovernmentHealth

Blog08/24/2016

The price of EpiPens has increased dramatically and many are calling for more regulation in health care.

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How Government Ruined American Sodas

Corporate WelfareHealthInterventionism

Blog08/18/2016

Under a system of tariffs, subsidies, and restrictions, we get companies like Coke and Pepsi producing collectivist drinks for the masses.

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The Pharma-Fed Doctor

HealthMedia and CultureTaxes and Spending

Blog07/28/2016

It is true that perks from pharma companies influence doctors. But pharma dollars are nothing compared to the subsidies doled out by governments.

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Free-Market Medicine: The Role of the Large Medical Firm

The EntrepreneurHealthEntrepreneurship

Blog07/14/2016

In a free-market healthcare system, doctors would join together to form large firms to offer the benefits of specialization and economies of scale.

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Obesity Increases: Is Capitalism to Blame?

Health

Blog06/09/2016

The data suggests the vast majority of Americans have access to healthy food. Some people choose not to eat it.

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Why Health Care Costs Exploded After World War II

HealthU.S. HistoryEntrepreneurshipInterventionism

Blog06/08/2016

The advent of health insurance and regulated health care brought a new era of rampant health care inflation.

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The Early History of Regulated Health Care

HealthInterventionismMonopoly and Competition

Blog05/24/2016

A brief history of how various state interventions have raised health care prices and lessened access.

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The Moral Incoherence of Drug Prohibition

HealthLegal SystemInterventionism

Blog05/12/2016

The claim is made that drug use is immoral, so must therefore be illegal. Should we outlaw every other immoral activity also?

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The Week in Review: April 16, 2016

HealthTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

Blog04/15/2016

Tax day reminds us of the violent coercion that is essential to every government's budget.

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What’s So Moral About Moral Hazard?

Big GovernmentHealthInterventionism

Blog04/13/2016

Moral hazard is a vital concept for economics. We should be careful not to let critics trivialize or dismiss it; when they do, calls for government intervention and special privileges are seldom far behind.

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