politics

mental health

Thousands of Mental Health Professionals Agree Trump is Dangerous

“Just as suspicion of crime should lead to an investigation, the severity of impairment that we see should lead to an evaluation, preferably with the president’s consent.”
Bandy X. Lee
9.26.18
united states of addiction

Trump Thinks Executing Drug Dealers Will Stop the Opioid Epidemic

But doing so would likely make the drug problem worse.
Jason Silverstein
3.14.18
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
2.15.18
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

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

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

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

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

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

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
healthcare

Under Trumpcare, 51 Million Americans Would Be Uninsured by 2026

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

Women in Office = Better Healthcare for Women

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