More than 5.7 million young Americans have become insured since 2010.
America’s biggest demographic challenges might be posed not by the very young, but by the very old.
How Medicare and other federal subsidies rope the elderly into painful, futile, and costly end-of-life care.
Buried in Steven Brill’s convoluted tome are important truths about how to reform our health care delivery system.
Maintenance therapy proved its value half a century ago. We need it today to combat a rise in opioid use. But many courts and prisons cling to a Reagan-era “Just say no” mind-set.
How our refusal to face up to the realities of aging and mortality causes needless suffering.
A frenzy of hospital mergers could leave the typical American family spending 50 percent of its income on health care within ten years—and blaming the Democrats. The solution requires banning price discrimination by monopolistic hospitals.
The shadowy cartel of doctors that controls Medicare.
A harried pediatrician tells her story.
Conservatives have long warned that government-mandated universal health care will lead to long wait times to see doctors, as in Canada and the United Kingdom. But the truth is that we already have long waits to see some kinds of doctors in the United States. It takes nearly a month (twenty-seven days) for the average… Read more »