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.

Healthcare

Where Health Care Won’t Go >

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

Health

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.

Food Stamps

How Restricting Food Stamp Choices Can Fight Obesity >

Carroll, A. (2016-09-22, The New York Times): "A study shows the potential benefits, but if the past is any guide, what's effective will nonetheless be politically unpalatable."

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