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poverty
poverty

Trump's Alternative to Food Stamps Is Unrealistic, Unhealthy, and Offensive

Once again, the Trump administration invented a problem whose only solution is taking money from the poor to give to the rich.
Jason Silverstein
3 days ago
guide to healthcare
guide to healthcare

Trump's Not Protecting Sick People, He's Protecting Pharma Companies

We don't need the "right to try" laws Trump mentioned in his State of the Union.
Jason Silverstein
1.31.18
The High Life
The High Life

Jeff Sessions's Weed Crackdown Would Take Us Back a Century

It's a decision that makes little sense unless you consider the motives.
Miriam Boeri
1.19.18
Phys Ed
Phys Ed

Life Time Fitness Has Banned Cable News in All of Its Locations

They pulled the plug on CNN, CNBC, Fox News, and MSNBC.
Jesse Hicks
1.8.18
On Edge
On Edge

A Year On Edge

Welcome to On Edge, a series about the stress we're all experiencing right now, and how to live with it.
Ankita Rao
Rajul Punjabi
12.4.17
addiction
addiction

A Bill That Would Save Lives in Pennsylvania Probably Won't Pass

Needle exchanges are proven to be effective. So why is it still such a challenge to fund them?
Troy Farah
9.8.17
mental health
mental health

Loneliness Is Making Our Political Situation Worse

"I went on Twitter so I could have 150 angry people surrounding me—I needed my people."
Caroline Beaton
7.19.17
Trumpocalypse
Trumpocalypse

Just by Being President, Trump Is Making Us All Less Healthy

The current atmosphere of fear and hostility can lead to stress, increased risk for disease, babies born too early, and premature death.
Jesse Hicks
6.7.17
guide to healthcare
guide to healthcare

Under Trumpcare, 51 Million Americans Would Be Uninsured by 2026

The Congressional Budget Office score is in.
Jason Silverstein
5.24.17
rights
rights

Women in Office = Better Healthcare for Women

And a redder Congress is a more testosterone-heavy one.
Adam Lewis
5.16.17
Organ Donation
Organ Donation

Should Patients Be Denied Organ Transplants for Using Medical Marijuana?

Maine is reviewing the law.
Nick Keppler
4.3.17
mental health
mental health

Trump Brought My Eating Disorder Back

The new president's misogynistic rhetoric and actions have evoked dangerous behavior for many women.
Diana Spechler
1.20.17