Physicians should not be spending more time on administrivia than they are on patient care.
The United States likes to advertise its health care system as the best in the world, with top of the line treatments and pioneering care, but the truth is more complex. Financial status can have a huge influence on the type and quality of care received, as can race, especially when the two are compounded. […]
Disabled people face a serious problem if Obamacare is repealed: Loss of health insurance courtesy pre-existing conditions.
Blood donation is a incredibly useful and valuable contribution to society, as blood products are needed for a range of medical procedures. Be wary of making it performative, though.
The economic devastation caused by drug resistance could rival the 2008 financial crisis, so why aren’t we hearing about it?
With perennial cuts to mental health services, police are the first line of response in many communities when mental health crises arise. That needs to change.
In Texas, DIY abortions are on the rise, despite the obvious dangers.
In educating people about the risk of heart disease, we must not forget to address the fact that women of colour are at an extremely elevated risk for heart conditions.
Dallying on Zika funding left the United States poorly prepared for a large public health crisis, and highlighted the fact that Congressional Republicans are too self-interested to consider the welfare of the electorate.
Discussions about drug shortages should be a bigger part of the health care conversation in the United States.