Health care policy




  • A Health System Failure?>
    Be Well

    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.

  • Top 10 Public Health Stories of 2014?>

    Top 10 Public Health Stories of 2014

    by Ben Cosgrove

    From encouraging (the increased legalization of marijuana for medical use) to alarming (the Ebola virus outbreak), here is our Top 10 list of the most significant public health-related stories of 2014.

  • Is Stem Cell Therapy Legit??>

    Is Stem Cell Therapy Legit?

    by Keng Lam, MD

    We spoke with Paul Knoepfler, PhD, an associate professor at UC Davis School of Medicine, creator of the Knoepfler Lab Stem Cell Blog, and author of the book Stem Cells: An Insider's Guide.