Medicine

I’m a Black Physician. I Understand When Patients Say They Don’t Trust Medicine.

I’m a Black Physician. I Understand When Patients Say They Don’t Trust Medicine.

Armen Henderson

ESSAYS

Co-published with The Philadelphia InquirerIf white people were under-treated for pain at the same rate black people are today, institutions and individuals would be swiftly held accountable.

How Pregnancy Drug Laws Hurt Children

How Pregnancy Drug Laws Hurt Children

Maia Szalavitz

NEWS | ANALYSIS

Co-published with The Verge. Harsh pregnancy drug laws keep many women from seeking prenatal care, and that puts mother and baby at greater risk.

The Perils of Misdiagnosis

The Perils of Misdiagnosis

Lisa Di Venuta

ANALYSIS

Co-published with AlternetWhen mental health professionals misdiagnose their patients, the treatment can be more dangerous than the original condition.

The GOP’s Drug-Testing Dragnet

The GOP’s Drug-Testing Dragnet

Isabel MacDonald

FEATURE

Co-published with The Nation. Republicans and industry profiteers are targeting high school students, welfare applicants and the unemployed.