We need a brand-new approach to relieving human pain. Our existing solutions pack our prisons, sentence nonviolent offenders to life and exacerbate one of the worst and most avoidable tragedies in recent memory.
America has a strange relationship with the small handful of drugs it’s collectively chosen to tolerate.
What I am proposing is a way to increase the supply of pharmaceuticals that are widely used, off-patent, and are not available in the quantities needed.
Even though a mounting body of evidence indicates needle exchanges can save lives, conservative-minded governments are stifling conversation on the topic before it even has a chance to begin.
Six of the nine justices voted to deny certiorari in Gee vs. Planned Parenthood of Gulf Coast, Inc. and Andersen v. Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri. But while these cases do contain the trigger words “Planned Parenthood”, the denial of cert does not reflect the temperature of the Court on the issue of abortion.
I’m against Medicare for All but I understand that many people are for it. There are various arguments in favor. But paying for it will not be easy. And supporters had best stop trying to pretend that it is.
A murky legal footing isn’t good for businesses, and it isn’t good for folks who only want to hold down a decent job without letting their health get the better of them.
Animal-Based research is silent fraud, but new technology may be making this wasteful practice obsolete.
The state of California appears to be testing things out by implementing their own universal healthcare system to cover their citizens.
When the supreme court of any country has to step in to settle a bitterly contested question of medical ethics, you know the case has the potential for far-reaching consequences.
Are we looking at a turning tide, or is a lack of action still digging a deeper hole for future generations to climb out of?
An anecdote about decision making in the information age.
I miss the days when late night comedians didn’t talk about politics all the time.
Women’s health care, and even affordable access to health care in general, should not be an issue that is dividing us.
The tragic case of Charlie Gard.