Who Gets Health in Old Age?

September 20, 2017

Rich, White People. Access to insurance isn’t erasing race- and class-based health disparities

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They want insurers to re-examine coverage policies that, as ProPublica and The New York Times reported Sunday, may be driving patients toward addictive painkillers

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An obscure Obamacare provision forces rural hospitals to pay full price for drugs that many bigger hospitals buy at deeply discounted rates

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Decentralized databases promise to revolutionize medical records, but not until the health-care industry buys in to the idea and gets to work

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Focusing on care delivery to save money is like trying to reduce the costs of house fires by focusing on firefighters and fire stations. A more natural question should be: What drives poor health in the U.S., and what can be done about it?

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Texas has launched aerial attacks on mosquitoes swarming coastal regions of the state and threatening to spread disease and hinder disaster recovery in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey

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The Breakthrough

September 11, 2017

Hopelessness and Exploitation Inside Homes for Mentally Ill: A reporter finds that homes meant to replace New York’s troubled psychiatric hospitals might be just as bad

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Review – thrills, pills and big pharma. Wellcome Collection, London: This hard-hitting exhibition explores the impact of graphic design in health and pharmaceuticals as companies seek to educate, save lives, or simply sell us stuff

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