California Bans Red Food Dye: Should the FDA Follow Suit?

Jim KellyOct 28, 20234 min read
In a bold move, California Governor Gavin Newsom recently enacted legislation banning four commonly used additives, including Red Dye No. 3. As the Golden State takes this proactive stance to protect public health, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is facing pressure to take similar action on a national scale. […]

Long Road Ahead for Medicare Negotiations Program Litigation

Harrison FerachiOct 28, 20234 min read
            It’s been more than a year since the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), which made over $393 million in investments towards reinforcing existing energy infrastructure, furthering R&D on clean energy sources, and strengthening the Internal Revenue Service’s collections efficacy. One of the IRA’s blockbuster provisions has increasingly […]

A Hopeful Outlook to Increased Domestic Violence Resources Through Federal Funding

Sarah AberOct 28, 20235 min read
            Between one to three million cases of domestic violence are reported nationally every year; however, there are an estimated ten million victims when including unreported cases. Historically, domestic violence was considered a familial matter that should be dealt with in the home, not in the courtroom. Slowly but steadily, […]

The Impact of COVID-19 on Medical Malpractice Claims

Sydney MyersOct 28, 20234 min read
            The coronavirus pandemic has had far-reaching effects in various sectors of health law, including medical malpractice. Within the malpractice sector, there have been changes to how claims are litigated because ofemergency statutes changing liability, and there will likely be an increase in claims due to an increase in hospital-acquired […]

Creative Section 1115 Programs Address Heat-Related Hospitalization Costs and Other Social Determinants of Health

Emilee DanielOct 7, 20234 min read
By Emilee Daniel Extreme heat is leading to a health crisis in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 658 people die due to extreme heat every year on average. The number of people impacted by heat-related illnesses, like heat exhaustion and stroke, is even higher. American […]