poverty

healthcare
healthcare

People Are Scared to Use Health Safety Nets Because of ICE

Known as a "chilling effect​," this public health principle can lead to a drop in everything from vaccinations and routine doctor visits to prenatal and HIV care.
Jason Silverstein
7.25.18
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
2.15.18
longevity
longevity

These Five Charts Help Explain Why the South Is So Unhealthy

People in southern states die earlier from a variety of chronic conditions.
Jay Maddock
2.8.18
healthcare
healthcare

The Widening Wealth Gap Is Bad for People's Health

The gulf between the haves and have-nots is now as wide as it has been in decades.
Kunal Sindhu
1.8.18
Daily Buzzkill
Daily Buzzkill

There’s No Such Thing as a Purely Natural Disaster Anymore

Trump’s policies seem scientifically engineered to put as many people in harm’s way as possible.
Jason Silverstein
10.17.17
It's Science
It's Science

The Science of How Poverty Harms the Brain

The stress of poverty can change the brain in ways that further disadvantage the poor.
Caroline Beaton
7.14.17
War on the Poor
War on the Poor

The GOP Is Waging an Unconstitutional War on the Poor

Drug tests and work requirements for food stamps and Medicaid are just the beginning.
Jason Silverstein
6.29.17
inequality
inequality

Being Born in the Wrong Zipcode Could Take 20 Years Off Your Life

The survival gap between American counties is like comparing Japan to Sudan.
Susan Rinkunas
5.9.17