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What constitutes a good death? On end-of-life care and assisted suicide.
F. M. Kamm
The American Health Care Act has a long history that returns us to the New Deal and its critics.
Lawrence B. Glickman
It is no longer necessary to feel ill in order to be ill.
Christopher J. Phillips
A stunning trove of letters from Elizabeth Bishop to her therapist sheds light on the personal secrets that shaped her poetry.
Black people get sicker because of stereotypes taught in medical schools.
Michigan law shields decision-makers from public scrutiny.
The FDA has approved an ineffective drug for a disease that may not exist.
Genetically engineered foods are safe, but there are still good reasons to label them.
On vacationing in Vieques
Angus Deaton replies to Agnes Binagwaho.
Rwanda’s minister of health responds to our recent forum, "The Logic of Effective Altruism."
At USAID there’s one simple thing you can commit to: no famine.
Alex de Waal
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