Impact University: Healthcare

Healthcare

If Americans Love Moms, Why Do We Let Them Die? >

Kristof, Nicholas. (2017-07-29, The New York Times): While maternal mortality rates have plunged around the world, they've climbed in the United States.

Health Care Policy

The Health-Care Cost of Homelessness >

In the past year, Los Angeles has dedicated billions of dollars towards housing the homeless. The effort is, in part, aimed at addressing the city's exorbitant health-care spending on this population.

Alabama

Where Health Care Won’t Go >

Ouyang, Helen. (June 2017, Harper's Magazine): A tuberculosis crisis is affecting rural, Black Belt Alabama.

Healthcare

Middle-Aged White Americans Are Dying of Despair >

Khazan, Olga. (2015-11-04, The Atlantic): Even as longevity increases across the rich world, uneducated white Americans are living sicker and dying earlier. Two economists speculate on the reasons why.

Healthcare

Life in Obamacare’s Dead Zone >

Verzemnieks, Inara. (2016-12-06, The New York Times): Excluded from the Affordable Care Act because of politics, thousands of poor Americans grapple with the toll — physical and psychological — of being uninsured.

Load More >

Impact America is an AmeriCorps Program.