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 »

'Soda tax' associated with 50 percent drop in sugary drink consumption in one city

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Lesbians more likely to be overweight than straight women, study finds

The authors of the study say sexual identity should be considered as a “social determinant of health”. Lesbians more likely to be overweight than straight women, study finds Independent.ie Lesbian and bisexual women are at greater risk of being overweight than heterosexual women, research suggests. https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/lesbians-more-likely-to-be-overweight-than-straight-women-study-finds-37839086.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37839115.ece/93738/AUTOCROP/h342/new.PNG Email Lesbian and bisexual women are at greater… Read More »