Health Care – The Effects of Lacking Coverage

Categories:  'Health Care - The Effects of Lacking Coverage'  

The police have become the default responders to mental health calls, which is a problem considering that half of the people who die at the Read More

Categories:  'Health Care - The Effects of Lacking Coverage'  

The price of life should not be justification for quadrupling the price of life-saving drugs to make people billionaires. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International’s J. Michael Pearson Read More

Categories:  'Health Care - The Effects of Lacking Coverage'  

In the last 15 years, the percentage of deaths caused by drug use has more than quadrupled, but the United States government are only just Read More

Categories:  'Health Care - The Effects of Lacking Coverage'  

When it comes to real life, health care and economics don’t always seem to follow the same logic. In order to balance minimize consumer pay Read More

Categories:  'Health Care - The Effects of Lacking Coverage'  

The United States of America has a population of roughly 320 million people. Roughly 10 percent of those people went without health insurance for the Read More

Categories:  'Health Care - The Effects of Lacking Coverage'  

What does birth cost? Hard to tell. Hospitals are not required to reveal their prices, often keeping them a secret until they send you the Read More

Categories:  'Health Care - The Effects of Lacking Coverage'  

No law requires hospitals to reveal their prices, and in fact, many hospitals keep prices secret until they send patients the bill. While the impossibility Read More

Categories:  'Economic Inequality'   'Health Care - The Effects of Lacking Coverage'   'Racial Inequality'  

In 2014, the first year in which the Affordable Care Act (or Obamacare) was implemented, “33 million Americans, 10.4 percent of the U.S. population, … Read More

Categories:  'Economic Inequality'   'Health Care - The Effects of Lacking Coverage'  

As the financial industry takes over pharmaceutical companies, the patents of medicines have become just another opportunity for profit. And while new pharmaceutical-finance companies, with Read More

Categories:  'Criminal Justice & Incarceration Society'   'Health Care - The Effects of Lacking Coverage'  

While police violence is often framed as a racial phenomenon, an expression of systematic racism, race doesn't tell the whole story – ableism and inadequate Read More