healthcare

healthcare

Insurance Will Soon Cover HIV Prevention, But Many People Who Need it Still Won't Have Access

When Corey Walsh began using the drug Truvada, the pills were free but the quarterly lab tests and doctors' visits cost almost $400.
Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News
7.10.19
healthcare

Trump’s New Rule Could Effectively Allow Discrimination Based on Race and Age

A closer look at the healthcare proposal released last month reveals that it goes beyond removing protections for LGBTQ people and those who've had an abortion.
Emmarie Huetteman, Kaiser Health News
6.11.19
healthcare

How Primary Care Doctors Could Fix Abortion Access

As barriers to abortion increase, more primary care providers can—and should—offer the abortion pill.
Garnet Henderson
5.31.19
healthcare

Opinion: Doctors Privately Use Cruel Words to Describe Their Patients

The field's "professional language" can be pejorative, paternalistic, and aggressive.
Michael Zirulnik
Jonathan Cartsonis
5.28.19
healthcare

Can You Get Measles if You Were Vaccinated?

A guide to the measles outbreak for people who think they were vaccinated—or aren't really sure.
Shayla Love
5.1.19
inequality

Trump's 'Record Economy' Is Making Americans Miserable

Except the rich ones, who are stoked.
Alex Norcia
4.29.19
Views My Own

Is the GOP Healthcare Plan Actually an April Fools' Prank?

It's the only way to explain what Republicans have been doing and saying on healthcare.
Harry Cheadle
4.1.19
Views My Own

Democrats Love Medicare for All, They Just Don't Know What It Means

The Democratic primary is shaping up to be yet another election decided by the politics of healthcare.
Harry Cheadle
3.19.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Trump's Policies Are Threatening the Health of His Own Supporters

Research shows the lives of white working-class folks have gotten harder, sicker, and shorter since he took office.
VICE Staff
3.18.19
Fighting Words

Trump Is a Health Hazard to His Supporters

I’ll never forget how a man pulling an oxygen tank because of severe lung disease told me he would rather die than receive benefits from the Affordable Care Act because it used his tax dollars on “Mexicans and welfare queens."
Jonathan Metzl
3.6.19
Views My Own

America's Insulin Crisis Shows Why We Need Socialism

When people are begging for money to afford a medicine they need in order to live, that's a failure of capitalism.
Victoria Gagliardo-Silver
2.22.19
healthcare

Here's What Each Democratic Candidate Means When They Say "Medicare for All"

Support for “Medicare-for-all” is becoming a front-runner topic among Democratic presidential candidates. But the phrase is being used to describe multiple policies.
Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News
2.19.19
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