Series: Policy Controversies

The Aging Workforce
Challenges and Benefits for the Public's Health

February 11th, 2016 Part of: .

THE AGING WORKFORCE: Challenges and Benefits for the Public’s Health According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the country’s population aged 65 and over is projected to be more than 83 million in 2050 — almost double the estimated population of 43 million in 2012. This Forum examined how the growing, greying labor force impacts workplaces and Read More…

America’s Healthcare Future
Implications of the Upcoming Supreme Court Decision about the ACA

June 17th, 2015 Part of: .

UPDATE: The Supreme Court has ruled on King v. Burwell. Reuters coverage here: http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/06/25/us-usa-court-healthcare-idUSKBN0P51V220150625 In a highly-watched case, the United State Supreme Court is preparing to rule on the latest challenge to the ACA, King v. Burwell. In anticipation, The Forum welcomed healthcare policy experts to explore the implications of the decision. How will the ruling affect Read More…

Can E-cigarette Regulation Protect the Public’s Health?
Making Sense of the Science

April 16th, 2015 Part of: .

The burgeoning e-cigarette market has provoked deliberations about emerging e-cigarettes science, public health concerns and regulatory policy approaches. Some scientists perceive e-cigarettes as a potentially less harmful alternative to traditional tobacco products. By contrast, others fear e-cigarette use will promote tobacco consumption by “re-normalizing” tobacco use, especially among teens and young adults. The FDA plans Read More…

Putting Mothers and Babies First
Benefits Across a Lifetime

February 26th, 2015 Part of: .

Receive event alerts The Forum events. PUTTING MOTHERS AND BABIES FIRST: Benefits across a Lifetime Presented in Collaboration with The GroundTruth Project and GlobalPost One of the smartest investments a society can make is to foster the health and education of its mothers. Healthy mothers raise healthier children, which boosts the productivity and stability of Read More…