Medicine

Press Criticism | | Health care, Medicine
July 29, 2012 — The causes of — and solutions for — many of the problems plaguing the U.S. health care system continue to generate intense disagreement. The severe...view
Press Criticism | | Health care, Medicine
June 6, 2012 — At least she doesn’t place most of the blame on patients. Usually, articles or policy papers imagining that Americans are getting too much medical care focus on a...view
Original Reporting | | Health care, Medicine, Regulation
May 2, 2012 — A recent study showing that the adoption of information technology by physicians did not reduce the number of procedures performed was seen as worrisome both by the popular press...view
Editorial Cartoons | Health care, Insurance, Medicine
Apr. 11, 2012 — Have a higher resolution monitor? Click here for screen resolutions of 1280 x 960 or better, or here for 1920 x 1200 or better.view
Letters to the Editor | Medicine
Dec. 18, 2011 — Enjoyed your article ["Patients routinely treated disrespectfully"] and agreed that over–long waits cause patients stress and harm (and also agree that the pace...view
| History, Medicine
Nov. 8, 2011 — Historian David Kinkela discusses his book, “DDT and the American Century: Global Health, Environmental Politics, and the Pesticide that Changed the World.” Kinkela, an...view
Original Reporting | | Health care, Medicine
March 9, 2011 — The United States relies heavily on foreign physicians to supply health care to Americans, especially when it comes to providing primary care. Foreign physicians are also...view
Original Reporting | | Health care, Medicine
March 2, 2011 — As recently reported by Remapping Debate, little is being done to deal with the crisis in medical care that will result from the massive physician shortage that is just around...view
Original Reporting | | Aging, Health care, Medicine
February 16, 2011 — The shortage of doctors in the United States ­— already a problem for millions of Americans who live in areas where it is difficult to get an appointment or access...view