How safe is your baby food?

Reports from baby food companies show questionable levels of arsenic, lead and other heavy metals. Here's what parents need to know.

C. Michael White, Distinguished Professor and Head of the Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Connecticut • conversation
Feb. 22, 2021 ~9 min

How safe is your baby food? Company reports show arsenic, lead and other heavy metals – here's what you need to know

Baby foods with rice or root vegetables, like carrots and sweet potatoes, had some of the highest levels, but they weren’t the only ones.

C. Michael White, Distinguished Professor and Head of the Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Connecticut • conversation
Feb. 22, 2021 ~9 min

Biden has a congressional shortcut to cancel Trump’s regulatory rollbacks, but it comes with risks

The Trump administration used this shortcut liberally in 2017, but its potential pitfalls and impact raise a question: Should Congress repeal it?

Daniel Farber, Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley • conversation
Jan. 18, 2021 ~7 min

7 things President-elect Biden can achieve on health care

From expanding children's coverage to reducing surprise bills, Biden and lawmakers may be able to broaden health care access.

Simon F. Haeder, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Penn State • conversation
Nov. 16, 2020 ~8 min

The Americans with Disabilities Act at 30: A cause for celebration during COVID-19?

Congress needs to make sure the HEROES Act includes adequate funding for people with disabilities.

Samuel Bagenstos, Professor of Law, University of Michigan • conversation
July 26, 2020 ~10 min

From border security to climate change, national emergency declarations raise hard questions about presidential power

Declaring an issue is a national emergency lets presidents act quickly and with few constraints. But once they get this kind of power, it's hard to take it back – and it can produce bad policies.

Daniel Farber, Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley • conversation
March 9, 2020 ~9 min

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