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Taken for a ride? Driverless cars, ethics, and public health
Wed, Mar 22, 2017, 5:00 AM
Driverless cars, or “autonomous vehicles,” are the next big thing in transportation. They have a lot going for them, not least...
The Affordable Care Act is about public health — our health
Mon, Jan 30, 2017, 2:22 PM
There has been much discussion of the impact of repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on individual health insurance. The Congressional Budget...
Marketers see a gold mine in private health data
Mon, Oct 3, 2016, 6:30 AM
The recent revelation of what may be the biggest digital data heist in the history of the Internet – the accounts of about 500 million...
A mental health model of incarceration
Mon, Aug 15, 2016, 6:30 AM
Thomas J. Dart, sheriff of Cook County, Ill.—and overseer of what he says is the nation’s largest jail—believes that posterity...
What will today's immigration detention centers look like to future Americans?
Wed, Jun 22, 2016, 6:30 AM
Seventy-five years ago, over 125,000 Americans (the majority of them citizens) were sent to concentration camps. Over half of those interned...
Are we really still talking about Wakefield's autism con?
Wed, May 25, 2016, 6:30 AM
We seem to be living in the age of the con. In a time when facts, well, they don’t seem to matter very much, do they? We’ve moved...
Stopping the revolving prison door for the mentally ill
Tue, May 10, 2016, 6:30 AM
A young man is released from prison after serving 10 years for assault. But he has only a few days’ supply of a prescription for his...
Is your doctor giving you accurate information? Not in Pa.
Tue, Mar 29, 2016, 4:00 AM
Your doctor might be giving you false information. Why? Because it’s the law. According to a recent study conducted by a team of Rutgers...
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