"The current system of drug regulation is, literally, overkill and works against the public interest," declares Hoover Senior Research Fellow Henry I. Miller in his new book, To America's Health: A Proposal to Reform the Food and Drug Administration (Hoover Institution Press, 2000). In an era in which scientific advances regularly produce lifesaving new medicines, the FDA has become, Miller argues, an obstacle to the availability of important therapeutics to patients who need them.