Articles in science & nature tagged with health

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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.

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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.

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Carl Elliott

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

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F. M. Kamm

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

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Christopher J. Phillips

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

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Anne Fausto-Sterling

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

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Anna Clark

Michigan law shields decision-makers from public scrutiny.

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Anne Fausto-Sterling

The FDA has approved an ineffective drug for a disease that may not exist.

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Sarah Hill

On vacationing in Vieques

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Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow

Anti-vaxxers need to relax.