Should we be alarmed by the decline of US manufacturing?

By many measures, manufacturing in the United States has been regressing. Certainly along most any relative metric—share of domestic output and employment, share of world manufacturing, trade balances relative to the other large manufacturing countries—the sector has been shrinking for decades.

Why doctors ignore drug warnings

Sometimes prescription drugs already on the market are shown, after further study, to pose significant risk of serious or life-threatening adverse effects. In the United States, regulators slap prominent warnings on the labels of these drugs.