Confused about the ACA? Outraged by the AHCA?

Comment icon 0 Comments
The American Health Care Act (AHCA) fiasco has left Obamacare (aka the Affordable Care Act, or ACA) as the law of the land. Regardless of whether... Read more

When did the sun turn bad? A brief history of tanning

Comment icon 0 Comments
Get ready: Reminders to wear sunscreen will soon be everywhere. For that we can thank medical researchers who challenged the popularity of... Read more

Taken for a ride? Driverless cars, ethics, and public health

Comment icon 0 Comments
Driverless cars, or “autonomous vehicles,” are the next big thing in transportation. They have a lot going for them, not least... Read more

Climate change and chronic disease: twin perils and a golden opportunity to solve both

Comment icon 0 Comments
The global climate crisis presents enormous challenges to our current high-energy consuming lifestyle. Or does it? Consider the following: More... Read more

Obamacare: A scholar’s tale

Comment icon 0 Comments
The chant to “repeal and replace” Obamacare threatens six years of my scholarly life. My newest book, Nursing with a Message: Public... Read more

Where will data take the Trump administration on housing?

Comment icon 0 Comments
A little over a week after the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law Title VIII... Read more

The Affordable Care Act is about public health — our health

Comment icon 0 Comments
There has been much discussion of the impact of repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on individual health insurance. The Congressional Budget... Read more

Pregnancy as a pre-existing condition? Just repeal the ACA.

Comment icon 0 Comments
The Affordable Care Act prevents insurance companies from refusing to cover you or charge you more because you have a "pre-existing condition... Read more