Health care policy




  • A Health System Failure?>
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    A Health System Failure

    by John Swartzberg, M.D.

    The U.S. is falling behind in many measures of health, including healthy life expectancy—an estimate of how many more years of good health people at a given age can expect. Why is our health system failing? Meet one example.

  • Hurricanes: What’s in a Name??>

    Hurricanes: What’s in a Name?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Beware of Andrea, Beth, and Christina—when it comes to hurricanes, that is. They are just as ferocious as Andrew, Bert, and Christopher, though people tend to perceive female-named storms as less of a threat, according to a recent eye-opening study. And this can have deadly consequences.