Nation Topics - Health and Disease
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Despite the fact that its "peacekeepers" brought cholera to Haiti, the UN is refusing to fund obvious solutions.
The hollowing out of America, up close and personal.
The summer of 2012 has been one of heat, drought, rising food costs and global unrest.
Football players from the 1980s and 1990s are turning up dead.
Drug courts have helped some addicts recover. But they may be delaying expansion of treatment programs that will best reduce harms from addiction.
Why we're losing the war against influenza.
Uninsured Americans have arguably the highest stake in the outcome of the healthcare debate--so why are they absent from the national conversation over its fate?
Here are some ways to cut costs and improve outcomes no matter what happens to healthcare reform in Washington.
President Obama has lifted the twenty-year ban on federal funding of needle exchanges. But if he wants to promote public health--over politics--on substance abuse, there are plenty of other bold steps his administration should take.
Thanks to Big Pharma, your child may not get a flu shot as soon as they should.
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- The Secret Donors Behind the Center for American Progress and Other Think Tanks
- Why Prosecuting Ariel Castro for Murder Won’t Prevent Violence Against Pregnant Women
- Rahm Emanuel's Zombie Pigs vs. Chicago's Angry Birds
- The First Couple’s Post-Racial Bootstraps Myth