Medicine

A package of Ozempic at a hospital in Bonheiden, Belgium.

Time to Crack Down On Ozempic and Other Greedy Drug Prices Time to Crack Down On Ozempic and Other Greedy Drug Prices

Taking on Big Pharma is just what the (electoral) doctor prescribes.

Jun 20, 2024 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Thin crowd of anti-vaxxers protested on Times Square against vaccination mandates for many professions.

Why Don't Americans Believe in Science? Why Don't Americans Believe in Science?

When medicine doesn’t focus on prevention, anti-vaccination rhetoric flourishes. It’s time to address the system.

Nov 30, 2023 / Highlights / Philip Eil

Kaiser Permanente workers on strike marching with signs on a picket line

What’s Powering the Healthcare Worker Strike Wave? What’s Powering the Healthcare Worker Strike Wave?

Nurses and others have won victories on the picket line they couldn’t achieve at the ballot box.

Nov 1, 2023 / Jonathan Rosenblum

A doctor carries a sign in support of physicians, residents, interns, and fellows at UCLA Health as they protest for improved Covid-19 testing and workplace safety policies outside of UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles.

Doctors Are Employees Now. It’s Time for Us to Unionize. Doctors Are Employees Now. It’s Time for Us to Unionize.

Organizing doesn’t just benefit our own working conditions. It can improve the lives of patients, too.

Nov 1, 2023 / Luke Messac

A display reading

These New Alzheimer’s Drugs Are a Travesty These New Alzheimer’s Drugs Are a Travesty

They cost a ton, have major side effects, and there’s deep skepticism that they even work. So why are we pushing them on patients?

Jul 27, 2023 / Gregg Gonsalves

Doctors speaking during congressional pandemic committee meeting

Amid Partisan Politicking, Revelations on a Covid Origins Article Amid Partisan Politicking, Revelations on a Covid Origins Article

Given the ongoing uncertainty over the origins of the pandemic, little was expected from Tuesday's hearing. But thanks to a new release of public records, we now know more about wh...

Jul 12, 2023 / Jimmy Tobias

Donald Trump, Ron DeSantis

The Right’s Attempted Extermination Campaign of Queer People Is Textbook Fascism The Right’s Attempted Extermination Campaign of Queer People Is Textbook Fascism

What does it mean to deprive a trans person of such care? It can, in fact, prove to be a death sentence.

Jul 4, 2023 / Rebecca Gordon

A sign supporting the return of military troops from wars abroad is displayed in front of the White House in 2018.

War Causes Pain at Home, Not Just Abroad War Causes Pain at Home, Not Just Abroad

In the US, so many of us do feel the painful results of our disastrous distant wars of this century, whether we know it or not. 

Jun 14, 2023 / Andrea Mazzarino

A Covid-19 memorial done in collaboration between Naming the Lost Memorials, City Lore and Green-Wood Cemetery, at Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn on May 08, 2023.

It’s Not “Unreasonable” to Want to Change Our Rotten Health Care System It’s Not “Unreasonable” to Want to Change Our Rotten Health Care System

The pandemic showed how callous, unequal, and ineffective American health care can be—but some medical bigwigs seem to want people to stop pointing that out.

Jun 1, 2023 / Gregg Gonsalves

The Fight for the Soul of American Medicine

The Fight for the Soul of American Medicine The Fight for the Soul of American Medicine

More and more physicians are rejecting the forces of conservatism within their field and joining the grassroots movement to revolutionize American medicine.

Feb 16, 2023 / Gregg Gonsalves

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