Exploring Human Potential

Being Poor and Sick in the U.S.

Health system reform for the “Two Americas” Since I started medical school nearly 40 years ago, I’ve seen a lot of changes in health care. Not all of them have been for the better. A recent study by Dr. Majid Ezzati and colleagues at Harvard, for example, lays out some sobering facts about the inequities […]

Universal Health Care One State At a Time?

Potholes in the road to universality Twelve states are currently, in one way, shape or form, pursuing universal health coverage for their citizens. When states take this on, they’re not all starting from the same point. In fact, if you take a giant broom, and sweep it west to east across the southern portion of the […]

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