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Confused about the ACA? Outraged by the AHCA?
Mon, May 1, 2017, 5:00 AM
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...
Pregnancy as a pre-existing condition? Just repeal the ACA.
Mon, Jan 23, 2017, 5:30 AM
The Affordable Care Act prevents insurance companies from refusing to cover you or charge you more because you have a "pre-existing condition...
Your handy-dandy presidential public health voter's guide
Tue, Nov 8, 2016, 6:30 AM
So here we are. A day we’ll all remember at the end of a campaign we’d soon like to forget. In hours this will all be over. Seriously! Just...
Connecting the dots: Hillary Clinton, a glass ceiling, and our health
Thu, Jul 28, 2016, 5:21 PM
Hillary Clinton is about to create, as she put it the other night, “the biggest crack in that glass ceiling yet.” So what? Here’s...
Guns in Orlando
Sat, Jun 18, 2016, 6:30 AM
Sometimes there are no words. After the Sandy Hook tragedy we printed the names of the victims; what else could be said? We mourned, and moved...
Block by block, measures of an unhealthy city
Fri, Jun 3, 2016, 6:30 AM
A new report released last month from the Pew Charitable Trusts paints a grim picture of the state of poverty in Philadelphia. We know that...
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...
Lead in Flint: This is America
Wed, Feb 3, 2016, 6:30 AM
Our outrage at the poisoning of the people of Flint, Mich. - and the way the government failed, once again, its poorest and most disenfranchised...
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