News and Features
Jails have become the front line for health problems that plague underserved communities in America. The Affordable Care Act provides an opportunity to improve continuity in treatment.
Since 2002, veterans have been committing murder individually and in groups, killing family, friends, strangers and—in appalling numbers—themselves.
The pathbreaking CHAMACOS study has detected developmental problems in children born to mothers who toiled in California’s treated fields—but will anything change?
By pouring money into politics, pesticide companies have beat back attempts to protect the public.
A major international commission probes the political origins of health inequities—and finds wealthy nations deserve much of the blame.
Slavery was the flywheel on which America’s market revolution turned—not just in the United States, but in all of the Americas.
The Obama administration’s inclination to rely on the private sector to solve major societal problems can lead to dysfunction, if not chaos.
Is the New York governor’s modest concession an attempt to duck the big-picture problems with racially discriminatory marijuana arrests?
Rep. Jim McDermott of Washington is optimistic that it will come—if we give states the tools to adopt it at their own pace.
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