Articles in science & nature tagged with health

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Amy Kapczynski Gregg Gonsalves

Decades of neoliberal austerity will make it harder to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, more than ever, we must rebuild our social safety net and forge a New Deal for public health.

David Michaels

By using a variety of ploys to manufacture doubt, a whole industry of science-for-hire experts helps corporations put profits over public health and safety.

Robert A. Aronowitz

In place of the hype over personalized medicine, we need a more sober evaluation of the meaning of health and health care.

Adam Gaffney

Atul Gawande helped popularize the idea that health care spending is high because we use too much medicine. He was wrong: it’s the prices, and who pays them.

Lesly-Marie Buer

Harm reduction strategies have their roots in 1980s HIV activism, but they are starting to spread in rural America in response to the opioid crisis.

Carl Elliott

New Zealand’s response to medical misconduct should be a model for the rest of the world.

F. M. Kamm

What constitutes a good death? On end-of-life care and assisted suicide.

Christopher J. Phillips

It is no longer necessary to feel ill in order to be ill.

Anne Fausto-Sterling

Black people get sicker because of stereotypes taught in medical schools.

Anna Clark

Michigan law shields decision-makers from public scrutiny.