"In a totally free market health care system, you must be willing to let some patients die." —emergency room physician Farzon Nahvi Our privatized system is letting that happen. It's killing our children.
In the aftermath of the Las Vegas shooting that killed a staggering 58 people and injured roughly 500 others, the Trump administration has tried to steer Americans away from political debate. “There’s
Cholera can kill a person in a matter of hours. It's a severe gastrointestinal disease that can trigger so much diarrhea and vomiting that patients can rapidly become dehydrated. They lose so much fluid
(CNN) — What medical advancements could save the lives of our children in the future? That's the question members of the American Academy of Pediatrics asked themselves. Their answers were published last
This year’s Earth Day theme promotes environmental and climate literacy. Global citizens need to be empowered with information and facts to act in defense of our planet. WHO estimates that 12.6 million
There are lots of reasons why cannibalism isn’t a good idea. For one, most cultures would consider it unethical, even if there was no actual killing involved. For another, it can make you pretty sick.
Climate change is one of the greatest threats facing our planet today, but despite global progress in acknowledging the magnitude of the problem, it continues to elicit a lukewarm sense of urgency in United
The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act is the jewel in the crown of America’s fight against international business bribes and corporate favors. Intended to promote American business and foreign-policy ideals
Unless we act fast, the world may have already reached “peak democracy.” After World War II, there were only a few lonely democracies scattered across the West. This began to change dramatically in the
How do you solve a problem like inequality? Economic policymakers have been grappling with this for a long time, with varying degrees of urgency. The search for solutions has become increasingly serious
Book Talk The story of these life-saving shots includes aborted fetuses, snatched cells, and a discredited theory that refuses to die. Before vaccines, millions of children died horrific deaths each year