Health

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Breathing In and Out: Another Era of Care

What could have been, had the biomedical model not been held up as the only legitimate pathway to healing?

  • 07/28/2022
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“I Am a Victim of a Harmful Algorithm”

Many people still do not know what algorithms are, or whether algorithms are being used to deny them coverage for health services.

  • 12/28/2021
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The Ebb and Flow of Cancer

The fear that is most palpable to me is about the changes and loss of normalcy that will come between now and the end.

  • 12/28/2021
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Am I Afraid of Dying?

These experiences have taught me that death need not be dreaded or feared.

  • 12/28/2021
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The Hidden Costs of Food

Something has to change in the way that modern society produces and consumes food.

  • 10/27/2021
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VIEW: Caring for Our Essential Infrastructure

Will we support bills that value these workers with adequate training, fair wages, and benefits to show them how essential they really are?

  • 08/12/2021
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A Global Conversation on Public Health and Pandemic Response

We have the tools — raw materials, surveillance, science, communication — to do better. “It is about political will” to make this a priority, so we don’t forget, like we did the lessons of the 1918 pandemic.

  • 04/07/2021
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VIEW: Why We Need Public Health Education

The U.S. has the most expensive healthcare and education system in the world, but is terrible at keeping people healthy and educated.

  • 02/16/2021
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A Conversation With Dr. Julie Amaon of Just the Pill

We want our patients to know that we are trusting them to know their bodies.

  • 01/22/2021
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VIEW: Why Public Health and Why Now

In this country, despite our medical/industrial complexes, we seem to have a “sick-care” system — one that is focused on treating the symptoms but not the causes

  • 01/18/2021
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Reimagining Rural Healthcare

“How do we create a system — not a business?”

  • 09/22/2020
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The Work of a Street Medic

My response is: ‘Okay, I have these skills. There are people who want to support community and are out there getting hurt.’

  • 07/24/2020