Tag Archives: Needs

Viewpoints: Health Care Needs To Be Top Focus Of Dems In 2020; Trump’s Plan For Transparency Is No Cure-All, But Can Help Lower Hospital Costs

Opinion writers weigh in on these health care issues and others. USA Today: 2020 Democrats Must Focus On Health Care To Beat Trump The firing pistol went off on the 2020 election and the incumbent President Donald Trump aimed it in a strange direction — directly at his own health care record. “If we win… Read More »

Why the Western diet needs to shift to a 'planetary health diet' in the age of climate change – ABC News

Related Story: Separating health from hype for a diet that’s kind on your heart Related Story: Aussie blokes, you’re eating twice as much salt as you should The food that we eat is damaging humans and the planet we depend on. The “Western diet”, with its high proportions of meat and highly refined, processed foods,… Read More »

As renewed debate over health care reform begins to simmer in Washington, can journalists give the topic the attention it needs?

Dec. 14th’s lower court ruling that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is unconstitutional has again thrust health care back on the national agenda. It also gives journalists a chance to redeem themselves from what I have argued has been poor news coverage that helped fuel the public backlash against the law from the beginning. A lot… Read More »