In medicine, it's a time-honored tactic to obtain a second opinion if the diagnosis is unclear or if the therapy isn't working. Physician Ken Fabert went to New Zealand to experience another possible way of providing health care to America's uninsured.
New research shows that, among developed countries, the healthiest and happiest aren't those with the highest incomes but those with the most equality. Epidemiologist Richard Wilkinson discusses why.
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Freelance journalist and veteran traveler Michael Fox has sought medical care in more than a dozen countries. One of them stands out as the most difficult place to get treatment: his native United States.
To mark the anniversary of Medicare's enactment, a group of physicians including Dr. David Scheiner, formerly President Obama's personal physician, spoke out in support of single-payer health care at the National Press Club.
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With increasing numbers of people unable to afford health care, these community practitioners are making acupuncture accessible.