Health Care Reform
You Probably Rely on the Federal Government a Lot More Than You Think
The American political system has developed an unusual way of meeting citizens' needs while attempting to hide the fact that it is doing so.
Can Health Privacy, Electronic Medical Records Coexist?
Keeping individual health information private is good thing, but so is aggregating that data to improve care in general. Can those competing good ideas find a happy medium?
Obamacare: No Friends in Free-Market, Single-Payer Camps
It's the president of the free-market-minded Galen Institute versus a pediatrician/activist for a single-payer system in spirited debate on improving American health care.
Health Care Reform Faces Defunding, Deregulating Attempts by GOP
Partisan opponents of last year's omnibus health care reform in the U.S. have a multitude of legislative tactics they can summon to keep the law from taking effect.
Palliative Care May Trump Heroic Measures in Life Expectancy
A new study finds palliative care doesn't put patients out of their misery; it puts the misery out of the patients.
Little Remarked Upon Provisions of the Health Care Bill
From breast pumping to adoption tax credits, the leviathan known as the U.S. health care bill is loaded with little goodies.
Specialist Visits Determined By Health In Canada, Wealth In U.S.
Research shows that in Canada, health determines who sees a specialist, but in the U.S., income does.
A Look at History of Health Cooperatives in the U.S.
Depression-era health solution may find new favor in the modern American struggle for health care change.