November 24, 2017

Mental Health Impact of Major Disasters Like Harvey and Irma

After the storm is over, it's time to rebuild – and natural disasters can affect survivors' health for years to come. Read More »

How Can US Combat the Opioid Epidemic?

The opioid crisis isn’t slowing down, but by providing services for individuals who are suffering from addiction and showing just a little bit of human empathy, we can take the first steps toward ending this crisis and creating a climate of recovery for these individuals. Read More »

Senate GOP Opens Health Care Debate. Now What?

Mitch McConnell gets a win, and the Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare will be debated in the Senate. Read More »

Republicans Fumble ACA Repeal: Expert Reaction

Trump cuts bait, Ryan loses his nerve – and the Obamacare repeal goes down without a vote. What's next for Congress and the GOP? Read More »

A Look at the House Health Care Plan

The House Republican plan to replace Obamacare is consistent with many proposals that candidate Trump and others espoused. Yet key parts of it could favor the rich and hurt the poor and the aging. Read More »

Will Change in Medicaid Funding Work?

President Trump has proposed a major funding shift for Medicaid, the joint federal-state program that pays for health care for about 75 million poor people. Would the safety net fray if he did so? Read More »

Support for Sanders’ Single-Payer Health Insurance Plan Fades

According to a new opinion poll, 50 percent of Americans favor the single-payer health insurance plan idea of Senator Bernie Sanders, but the support is highly partisan: seven of 10 Democrats and two in 10 Republicans like it. Read More »

Oranges to the Rescue

Orange is not just an incredible source of vitamin C. Its benefits go way beyond its taste. Read More »

12 Foods That Can Help You Lose Weight

You can lose weight in absolutely natural way, if you become more imaginative about your eating habits and start exercising. Here are 12 foods that can help you shed those unwanted pounds faster. Read More »

Pakistan: Polio, Politics, Polemics & Personal Profit

A fast resurgent polio virus has turned Pakistan into a “polio comfort zone” and is evoking fears of its export worldwide but Islamabad’s efforts remain bureaucratic and confusing, lacking effective leadership. Read More »