Tuesday, February 02, 2010

NCPA: Daily Policy Digest 2-2-2010

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National Center for Policy Analysis

Daily Policy Digest

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

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Health Issues

CAN'T AFFORD HEALTH INSURANCE? CONSIDER THE ALTERNATIVES

Walk-in clinics, often located in big retailers like Wal-Mart and Target and staffed by nurse practitioners, are becoming more popular thanks to their convenient locations and no-appointment-necessary policy, according to Devon Herrick, a senior fellow for the National Center for Policy Analysis...

FOXBUSINESS.COM

Social Issues

THEORY-BASED ABSTINENCE-ONLY PROGRAMS WORK

Abstinence-only interventions may have an important role in delaying sexual activity until a time later in life when the adolescent is more prepared to handle the consequences of sex, say researchers...

ARCHIVES OF PEDIATRICS & ADOLESCENT MEDICINE/UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Education Issues

EDUCATION SPENDING INCREASES AND BROKEN PROMISES

Federal spending increases have delivered few benefits to students, says Dan Lips, a senior policy analyst with the Heritage Foundation...

NATIONAL REVIEW ONLINE

Health Issues

A TRUE ROADMAP TO FISCAL SUSTAINABILITY

Rep. Paul Ryan's (R-Wis.) "Roadmap for America's Future Act of 2010," would bring down premiums and the deficit, cover the uninsured, strengthen Medicare for seniors, and stop insurance company abuses, according to the Congressional Budget Office...

HERITAGE FOUNDATION

Energy Issues

NO-SPIN ZONES

Why did Minnesota spend $3.3 million on 11 wind turbines that don't work in cold weather, asks John Stossel?...

HOT AIR/FOX NEWS

State and Local Issues

MICHAEL AND ME AND TAXPAYER MAKES THREE

The state of Michigan should not offer filmmaker Michael Moore a refundable tax credit for his documentary "Capitalism: A Love Story," says Michael LaFaive...

MACKINAC CENTER

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