Would America's For-Profit Healthcare System Would Just as Soon Kill You as Look at You?
To this system, it doesn't matter whether a person lives or dies as long as it gets paid. That's why our healthcare costs are so high, even though our life expectancy is so low.
Mental Health Patients Languish Under Kaiser Permanente's Stranglehold
It wasn’t the pay that drove Ken Harlander to private practice. He says he left because Kaiser overbooked him and prevented him from doing his job effectively.
Cuba Eradicating Child Mortality, Banishing Diseases of the Poor
These countries—unlike Cuba—have not been able to harness the commitment and ingenuity of wonderful people. These country’s children die with no doctor there to mourn them decades later.
Why Are Our Bodies, Societies and Planet All Inflamed?
Raj Patel and Rupa Marya coauthored the book Inflamed: Deep Medicine and the Anatomy of Injustice to highlight the connections between health and structural injustice.
Affordable Healthcare for Part-Time Community College Faculty
$200 million for healthcare for part-time community college faculty could be a game changer
Is There a Conservative Case for Medicare for All?
The case for Medicare for All is a strong one, but it is complicated. It would take true leadership to convince voters it is a good idea.
Lifesaving Medicare for All - Fight for Life and Humanity
Medicare For All is a call to sanity and to morality. It is a call to reaffirm life amid loss and sorrow. In challenging times, it calls us to be our best selves.
High-Deductible Health Plans’ Effect on Inequality Worse
High-Deductible Health Plans worsen income inequality, but companies and health insurance behemoths love them because unused benefits means more money for them.
NJDiet Reviews: What Is the NJ Diet & Does It Work?
What if the key to finally achieving your goals was as simple as learning more about your own body and its workings?
Smoking Kills the Wealthy Despite Wealth Privilege
For smokers, however, the picture was much more grim. Above the age of 65, mortality rate among current smokers was three times higher than never-smokers.
U.S. Culture of Colonial Extraction Sickens People, Destroys the Planet
Rupa Marya, a physician and musician, studies how social structures impact health. She says colonial capitalism fractures the critical relationships that keep us healthy.
Will Congress Ban Toxic Chemicals in Food Packaging That Weaken Our Immune System Response?
A new federal bill would advance public and environmental health by banning toxic chemicals from food packaging.
Neuroscience Tips for Navigating Uncertain Times: Eat a Cookie?
Given all the uncertainty and fear in our 2022 world — about Covid, the economy, the environment — it’s important to understand what’s going on in our brains and bodies.
Medicare for All - It's Not a Left Thing - It's Survival!
As with any other institution driven by capitalism, in the health care industry, inequality is inherent.