Health


2019
States that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act saw a 50 percent greater reduction in infant mortality than non-expansion states 

About physician assisted death
Seniors' health improving, but rates of depression, anxiety rising
Washington state's new long term healthcare  

2018 
Healthiest and least healthiest states
Serious rise in suicides
US now ranks 27th in healthcare and education
America's absurd drug pricesHow one town made compassion a health priority US healthcare costs soar over other high-income countries

The role of psychiatric drugs in violence
1 in 12 Americans live with chronic pain
Best and worst states for health
More Americans dying at home
Suicides in long increase
Depression found up 33% in recent years
Mental health by the numbers
US not good for children's survival
Cancer death rate dropping


2017
 
Nurses are still most respected profession for ethics
Is social inequality worse for longevity than bad diets?
The Sacklers:The family that built an empire of pain
The hidden disease of the poor
Opioids cutting American life expectancy
Breast cancer death rates drop almost 40%
Rural hospitals are dying
America facing shortage of primary care doctors
Sudden heart failure deaths plummet
Three quarters of cancer patients will live for ten years
Suicides increasing
Surge of US heroin use

LINKS

Worst Pills
Physicians For Nat Health Plan
PATIENT PRIVACY RIGHTS
PHYSICIANS FOR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
Safety. com

UNION OF CONCERNED SCIENTISTS

No comments: