Racism Public Health Issue — Structures of racism and privilege continue to put a serious toll on the African American community’s health.
Obamacare Success — The GOP had a vested interest in the failure of the President’s ambitious initiative.
Racism Illness — The anxiety people experience when they fear that they will be discriminated against impacts health.
Fake Health Care Website — If the lawmakers’ blatantly political ploy convinces some people to forgo the ACA’s benefits, who does that hurt?
Obamacare Sales : Reports of ObamaCare’s demise have been greatly exaggerated; sales will be on an upward curve.
Supporting Obamacare — What distinguishes America is our pragmatism, resilience, and optimism. We invent, experiment, and fix.
Millions Denied Medicaid — “Texas Left Me Out” is a new campaign that’s collecting stories from uninsured Texans.
Black Women Breast Cancer — 70% of white women live 5 years after being diagnosed with breast cancer, but just 56% for Black women.
Ambassador Max Baucus — It’s just unfortunate that Obama couldn’t send Baucus to a democratic country.
Elizabeth Stier — It took a lot of outrage, but a gynecologist in Boston will not lose her board certification.
Robert Reich: Republican wordsmiths know they can count on Fox News and right-wing yell radio to amplify and intensify all of this in continuous loops of elaboration and outrage, repeated so often as to infect peoples’ minds like purulent pustules.
Brian Goldstein: In 2011 a majority of Americans believed crime was getting worse as the country was experiencing a steady 15-year decline. Crime data is the only way to fight the undue influence of misperception and anecdotal evidence.
Steve Hochstadt: The Obama administration failed to deliver what it promised. Republican obstructionism contributed to the failure. But now more people who are eligible are enrolling for Medicaid. People who have signed up are already saving money on insurance.