Insurance

10.7.19

Trump's Wellness Programs Won't Make You Feel Better

Reducing insurance premiums for employees who engage in "healthy" behaviors benefits few people in practice. The Trump administration is letting states do it anyway.

6.18.19

Your Future Doctor Could Monitor Your Facebook Posts for Disease

Medical providers could soon use your social media to predict diseases from depression to diabetes, sparking questions of data privacy.

6.4.19

Why Is It Still So Hard For Young People of Color to Get Therapy?

More Black and brown millennials are seeking therapy, but there are still major obstacles in a mental health care system designed for white people.

3.28.19

The 'Dwarf Fortress' Creators Weren't in It For Money, But Now They Need It

For 12 years, 'Dwarf Fortress' has been a free video game. It's finally coming to Steam, but only after rising health care costs forced their hand.

1.25.19

Trying to Fix My Own Mental Health Issues Was a Huge Mistake

“I was sitting in my room doing my nightly guided meditation before bed, and this sudden feeling of doom and dread sucked into my chest."

1.16.19

Washington just became the second state to ban the NRA’s “murder insurance”

The policies sold are deceptive and dishonest. I would be remiss as the state’s insurance regulator if I didn’t shut them down.”

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12.15.18

Judge rules Obamacare unconstitutional, threatening future of insurance used by millions

The case will likely end up in front of the Supreme Court.

12.11.18

The Tonic Guide to Healthcare

A comprehensive, easy-to-follow FAQ about getting medical care, whether you have good insurance, bad insurance, or no insurance at all.

11.16.18

Everything You Need to Know Before Getting a Service Dog

Here's who qualifies for a service dog, how to apply for one, and what tasks they can be trained to do.

10.26.18

All the Boring Legal Stuff You Should Know Before Opening Your Own Business

Don't let your awesome business idea go bust due to mistakes complying with regulations.

10.26.18

Republicans say they’re protecting people with pre-existing conditions. That’s not true.

Republicans are staring down their own records on health care.

9.10.18

Watch Jim Carrey School Americans on Canadian Healthcare

He made Bernie Sanders proud.

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