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Children's Health Care

Virginia Teen Claims Victory, Right to Refuse Chemotherapy Affirmed
Family Challenges State’s Medical Orders for Teenage Son, Receives Support from Virginia Attorney General
Will Unique Health Identifiers Become a Reality in the United States? That depends on whether or not Congress continues its moratorium on federal funding for unique health identifiers.
Federal Research "Protections" Committee Recommends Waiving Parental Consent Before Enrolling Teenagers in Drug Trials - What happens when a child is harmed in an experimental drug study and the parents were never informed of their child's participation?
Doctor's Orders: Parents Battle Medical Authorities for Control of Their Children - Link to Reason Magazine article.
Fall Conference on Children's Health Care Should Address Parents' Rights - Several federal programs have undoubtedly had an impact on Ritalin use in children.
Dr. Gore Will See You Now - Link to a Cato Institute editorial.
Shots in the Dark: Who should decide which vaccinations children receive? - Today, U.S. vaccine policy is set by a 12-member Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) appointed by the federal government's Secretary of Health and Human Services. . . In effect, 12 people have the power to determine which vaccines will be mandatory for millions of American children.
Schools in 36 states require kids to get shots for hepatitis B, but some believe the vaccination isn't always safe. - a report from ABC's 20/20.
Vaccinating Children: Where Do We Draw the Line? Why are individuals worldwide challenging the Hepatitis B vaccine policy?
Are Children Adequately Protected In Biomedical Research Trials? Some advocacy groups are comparing the child-fenfluramine experiment to the government-funded Tuskegee trials of the 1940s, where blacks were intentionally denied treatment for veneral disease.
Institute for Health Freedom Sponsors A Health Policy Forum at the National Press Club
Are American Children Being Lured Into Socialized Medicine?
Kidcare: Socialized Medicine Through Government Schools
Warning Labels for Kidcare
Tell the Truth: It's a New Entitlement
Will a Cigarette Tax Increase Really Help Uninsured Children?
Questions and Answers About Uninsured Children
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