Journalists Bryn Nelson and Jane C. Hu talk about how the climate crisis means we could see more deadly outbreaks, plus the rise of xenophobia as the virus spreads.
Life expectancy in the US rose for the first time in four years because of a drop in opioid overdose deaths. Trump claimed credit, even though he’s done nothing to address the problem and intends to cut Medicaid.
TRNN confronted the head of the country’s only prescription affordability board about his past ties to a lobbying firm that represented a major pharmaceutical company. It’s part of our ongoing coverage of the nation’s overpriced and ineffective healthcare industry.
The second largest American medical association analyzed the ailing U.S. healthcare system and prescribed public health insurance as the remedy. We discuss the diagnosis with ACP President Robert McLean.
This week: Updates on the ICE raid in Mississippi; global comparisons of gun violence; conservatives’ reactions to Democrats’ proposed wealth tax ideas; Prof. Wolff interviews Dr. Harriet Fraad on how capitalism is affecting mental health in the U.S.
Big Tobacco settlements didn’t help those in need. How do you ensure that these settlements help people and communities, and how do you control corporate greed?
One of the Trump administration’s promises leading up to 2020 is to reduce prescription drug prices, but the plan has stalled after a big court loss, and other blows to Trump’s grand healthcare plan. Wendell Potter discusses the implications
California’s act to cover healthcare for undocumented people sets up national debate on the politics of immigration and healthcare
A recent ‘win’ for Hopkins nurses underscores the weaknesses of US labor law