Friday Facts: March 7, 2014

The new SAT appears to bear some strong similarities to the Common Core State Standards.

Friday Facts: February 28, 2014

It’s not just company employees whose hours are being cut because of the unaffordability of the Affordable Care Act

Checking Up On Health: February 25, 2014

The numbers game continues with ObamaCare.

Friday Facts: February 21, 2014

Just how ready are Georgians for tax reform?

Checking Up On Health: February 18, 2014

Test-tube lungs, doctors and technology, and what’s in a name.

Friday Facts: February 7, 2014

Health care coverage for the uninsured: Is Medicaid expansion the answer?

Checking Up On Health: February 4, 2014

Are you washing your hands long enough?

Checking Up On Health: January 21, 2014

Health care costs, ObamaCare alternatives, Medicaid expansion, closing rural hospitals and more.

Checking Up On Health: January 14, 2014

The first Internet-linked toothbrush, a combination treatment for melanoma and an over-concentration on oncology R&D.

Friday Facts: January 3, 2014

It’s Friday! Quotes of Note “Hope Smiles from the threshold of the year to come, Whispering ‘it will be happier.’” – Alfred Lord Tennyson “Sometimes we are content to try to change ourselves with New Year’s resolutions to do better in some respect. Changing ourselves is a much more reasonable undertaking than trying to change other people. It may or may not succeed, but it seldom creates the disasters that trying to change others can produce.” – Thomas Sowell “Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right.” … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: December 27, 2013

It’s Friday! It’s nearing year’s end, and we’d like to remind you: The Georgia Public Policy Foundation and the Friday Facts, our most popular product, exist thanks to your support and contributions. Please help us continue “Changing Georgia Policy, Changing Georgians’ Lives,” with your tax-deductible end-of-year contribution at http://tinyurl.com/3y27zfm. Quote of Note “Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each New Year find you a better man.” — Benjamin Franklin Events January 28, 2014: Join the Georgia Public Policy Foundation and education experts Eric … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: December 20, 2013

It’s Friday! It’s nearing year’s end, and we’d like to remind you: The Georgia Public Policy Foundation and the Friday Facts, our most popular product, exist thanks to your support and contributions. Please help us continue “Changing Georgia Policy, Changing Georgians’ Lives,” with your tax-deductible end-of-year contribution at http://tinyurl.com/3y27zfm. Quote of Note “Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.” – Calvin Coolidge Events January 28, 2014: … Continue Reading →

Checking Up On Health: November 26, 2013

Covering ObamaCare, the list of naughty holiday foods, holiday heart attacks and how to tip healthily.

Friday Facts: November 22, 2013

  November 22, 2013  It’s Friday! It’s nearing year’s end, and we’d like to remind you: The Georgia Public Policy Foundation and the Friday Facts, our most popular product, exist thanks to your support and contributions. Please help us continue “Changing Georgia Policy, Changing Georgians’ Lives,” with your tax-deductible end-of-year contribution at http://tinyurl.com/3y27zfm. You know we’re getting under their skin: We’re sporting another feather in our cap after the Foundation earned a personal mention on MSNBC from a doyenne of Big Government, Rachel Maddow. Maddow, whose syndicated talk radio program … Continue Reading →

Checking Up On Health: November 19, 2013

Drugmakers are shifting from traditional “small molecule” drugs to biologics. Find out why, and what could threaten that shift.

Friday Facts: November 8, 2013

How does Atlanta rank on congestion and water use? Not as poorly as you might think!

Checking Up On Health: November 5: 2013

Too much or too little sleep can be harmful to your health. How much sleep is enough?

Friday Facts: November 1, 2013

Who’s paying the taxes?

Checking Up On Health: October 15, 2013

What constitutes a rare disease? What program covers the majority of people treated in hospitals?

Checking Up On Health: October 8, 2013

Do you work with a psychopath? Are you sure you have insurance? When are stem cells considered “human organs?”