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The Health-Care Crisis Has Spread to Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance – New York Magazine

So you’ve got health insurance but can’t afford the deductibles? You’re not alone. Photo: Mario Villafuerte/Getty Images For most of this century, the big U.S. health-care policy issue has been providing insurance to the uninsured, including the uninsurable people with expensive health conditions. Yes, the majority of non-elderly Americans covered by employer-based insurance were affected… Read More »

Here is why white folks are fueling the opioid crisis, study says

The opioid crisis is at the center of a national disparity in how the public views and responds to drug addiction, according to a study published Monday in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine. The health care community funnels too many drugs to low-income white patients, triggering addiction, while people of color who… Read More »

Flint official facing involuntary manslaughter charges in water crisis awarded high paying new job

(Photo: Adobe Stock) Although Dr. Eden Wells, Michigan’s chief medical executive, will face a jury trial on charges of involuntary manslaughter, obstruction of justice and lying to a special police agent – all stemming from her handling of Flint’s 2014-15 water crisis – state officials just hired her as an “advisory physician” in the Michigan… Read More »

Advent calendars adding to the childhood obesity crisis, warns TV's Dr Eva

Eating just one of the chocolates, no matter how small, can mean up to 100 calories. Stock photo: Getty Images Advent calendars adding to the childhood obesity crisis, warns TV’s Dr Eva Independent.ie Chocolate Advent calendars can have a serious effect on children’s health, a leading doctor has claimed. https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/healthy-eating/advent-calendars-adding-to-the-childhood-obesity-crisis-warns-tvs-dr-eva-37600236.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37599810.ece/adb45/AUTOCROP/h342/GettyImages-894206304.jpg Email Chocolate Advent calendars… Read More »