Page Content

Health and Lifestyle


Articles about health and lifestyle

Web Links

After Surgery, Surprise $117,000 Medical Bill From Doctor He Didn’t Know By Elisabeth Rosenthal (The New York Times)

An Ounce of Prevention: A Community Health Documentary from Capital Public Radio

Can Stress be Toxic? By Daisy Rosario (Latino USA)

Cardiac Rehab Saves Lives. So Why Don't More Heart Patients Sign Up? (NPR)

Death Rates Rising for Middle-Aged White Americans, Study Finds By Gina Kolata (The New York Times)

Doctors Make House Calls On Tablets Carried By Houston Firefighters By Carrie Feibel (NPR)

Dollars for Doctors: How Industry Money Reaches Physicians (ProPublica)

Drug Overdoses Propel Rise in Mortality Rates of Young Whites

How Much Is That MRI, Really? Massachusetts Shines A Light By Martha Bebinger (NPR)

In Redesigned Room, Hospital Patients May Feel Better Already By Michael Kimmelman (The New York Times)

In The Hospital, A Bad Translation Can Destroy A Life By Kristian Foden-Vencil (NPR)

International Data on Cosmetic Surgery By Lisa Wade (The Society Pages)

In World's Richest Country, the Uninsured Wait in Line Overnight for a Chance at Health Care By Rose Aguilar (TruthOut)

Majority of California Adults Have Prediabetes or Diabetes, A Third of Young Adults are Prediabetic (UCLA)

Mapping the Nation's Well-Being (The New York Times)

Medical Costs Rise as Retirees Winter in Florida By Elisabeth Rosenthal (The New York Times)

Medicine’s Top Earners Are Not the M.D.s By Elisabeth Rosenthal (The New York Times)

Money Driven Medicine

New Law’s Demands on Doctors Have Many Seeking a Network By Abby Goodnough (The New York Times)

Obama’s Health Law: Who Was Helped Most 

Paying Till It Hurts By Elisabeth Rosenthal (The New York Times Series)

Patient Safety: Exploring Quality of Care in the U.S. (ProPublica)

Paying Till It Hurts: A Case Study in High Costs (A multi-part series from The New York Times)

Post Mortem - Death Investigation in America (PBS)

Sick Around the World (PBS - Frontline)

Smoking Proves Hard to Shake Among the Poor By Sabrina Tavernise and Robert Gebeloff (The New York Times)

10 Places Where Health Insurance Costs The Most By Jordan Rau (NPR)

The Selling of Attention Deficit Disorder By Alan Schwarz (The New York Times)

Unnatural Causes

What If America Had Canada's Healthcare System? By Olga Khazan (The Atlantic)

Where Poor and Uninsured Americans Live (The New York Times)

Who Would Have Health Insurance if Medicaid Expansion Weren't Optional

World Health Statistics (WHO)