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February 11, 2020

Slow & Steady

In the American Economic Review, Matthew Grennan finds that the United States' slower, higher standard for medical device approval is closer to optimal than the European Union's faster, lower standard, in the case of coronary stents.

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January 28, 2020

Deaths of Despair?

In JAMA Internal Medicine, Atheendar Venkataramani finds that counties affected by auto plant closures experienced greater increases in opioid mortality rates than unaffected counties, with an 85% relative increase after five years.

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