How This Small Massachusetts City Created Homegrown Solutions to Urban Problems
Co-published with Fast Company. From violence to pandemic recovery, community leaders in Chelsea, Massachusetts, have created new, locally powered social innovations to rebuild their city.
The ‘Disabled Tax’ Means I Pay Extra for Necessities Constantly
Co-published with Insider. Long COVID disabled me 2 years ago, and the 'disabled tax' means I pay for it constantly.
Being a Caregiver While Facing Homelessness
Co-published with Next Avenue. Finding stability and security for my mom and me is always my primary goal, writes Alex Veeneman.
Medical Residents Nationwide Are Unionizing. What Does That Mean for the Future of Healthcare?
Co-published with Grid. Young physicians in training are being squeezed by labor shortages, inflation and long hours.
Bill Would Raise Major Barriers To Sue for Asbestos Injuries in Utah
Co-published with The Salt Lake Tribune. Experts say contractors and home renovators face most exposure risk.
Denise’s Last Days
Co-published with Slate. A woman who lived her life homeless in Los Angeles almost got the help she needed. Her story shows everything could be different.
Why Did a Man Starve to Death in an Arkansas Jail?
Co-published with Truthdig. It was a failure of the system because he shouldn't have even been there.
The Silent Epidemic Affecting Generation Z
Co-published with Esquire. There are at least three million caregivers under age twenty-five in America. The burdens they face are unprecedented. Their resolve is our only hope.
Mental Health Issues Spiked During the Pandemic. Medicaid Isn’t Much Help.
Co-published with The Intercept. In Part 3 of our film series “Insecurity,” host Ray Suarez meets Katie Prout, a writer trying to find a job and mental …
The Clitoris Has Been Lost to Science for Centuries, but It’s Making a Comeback
Co-published with Scientific American. The vulva has long been ignored in anatomical study. But scientists are making strides in mapping the clitoris and improving sensation for survivors of …
I’ve Been Plagued by Medical Debt for Years. Here’s What Happened When I Tried to Pay a $2 Medical Bill.
Co-published with Slate. Recent changes—and more coming in early 2023—could bring some relief to a very broken system.
Why Some Long COVID Clinics Fail Chronic Illness Patients
Co-published with Popular Science. Roughly 16 million Americans are living with long COVID, but many are not getting the right medical care. One way to improve the …