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The Benefits of “Searching for Health”
Over the span of just two weeks, there were three troubling health symptoms that caught people in my close circle completely off guard. The first friend started suffering from severe headaches every afternoon and evening, seemingly out of the blue. Another one...
The US Health Care Industry and COVID-19
Although the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 contains only 15 genes in comparison with 30,000 in the human genome, it has been a powerful adversary. Indeed, the core paradox of U.S. health care – that our nation has the worst population health among high-income...
The Great Recession and the Web of Inequality
The following is an adapted excerpt from Ronald Formisano’s Plutocracy in America: How Increasing Inequality Destroys the Middle Class and Exploits the Poor as a part of our Black History Month blog series. Unequal access to health care is but one example of...