Impact Health

Healthcare needs to be a reality and not an idea.

Last Chance High

VICE Impact August: Chicago's At-Risk Youth and the Future of Higher Ed

This month we'll be launching a campaign helping vulnerable kids in Chicago, exploring the feasibility of higher education, and diving into the politics of health care reform.
Nick Chedli Carter
8.6.17
Rise Up

Here are Significant Standout Bipartisan Efforts of the Last Decade

Republicans and Democrats hate each other, but here are some instances of political decorum from the past decade that actually worked out in the end.
Molly Bangs
8.4.17
Impact Health

With Obamacare Repeal Stalled, Single-Payer Health Care Now Mainstream

Here are some basics on what a single-payer, "Medicare for all" system is and how it's getting more attention in the American health care debate.
Demetria Irwin
8.2.17
Impact Health

Cory Booker's New Bill Pushes For Decriminalized Weed Nationwide

New Jersey Senator Corey Booker's announcement prioritizes legalization in his broader racial justice effort.
Ana Wu
8.1.17
Impact Health

The War on Drugs Has Always Been a Big Waste of Money

As beleaguered Attorney General Jeff Sessions pushes for mandatory minimum sentencing for low-level drug offenses, we crunch some decade-spanning numbers.
Kimberly Lawson
8.1.17
Voices

We Asked People Why They Supported or Opposed the ACA Repeal Effort

Trying to understand both sides of the argument to repeal or keep President Barack Obama's signature piece of legislation.
Kimberly Lawson
7.28.17
Impact Health

Criminalizing Addiction Sets a Dangerous Obstacle to Effective Treatment

Rather than treating it as a crime, would policies considering drug addiction as more of an illness galvanize public health perceptions?
Kimberly Lawson
7.25.17
Impact Health

Tell Us What You Think About Health Care in the US

There’s more at stake here than partisan politics. It’s literally a matter of life and death, and we want to know how YOU feel about it.
Impact Staff
7.25.17
Impact Health

Nearly All of New England Has Decriminalized Weed, Who's Next?

An update on where the rest of the country is at with legal weed.
Kastalia Medrano
7.21.17
The Rundown

This Former President Powers Half of His Hometown With Renewable Energy

Your daily guide to what’s working, what’s not and what you can do about it.
Impact Staff
7.17.17
Rise Up

Police Treat People With a Mental Illness Better if They're White

When it comes to mental health and police violence, the color of your skin makes a huge difference.
Kastalia Medrano
7.12.17
The Rundown

The Senate Votes on Health Care Next Week, Gird Your Loins

Your daily guide to what’s working, what’s not and what you can do about.
Impact Staff
7.12.17
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