My Family Has Been Doctors in the Black Community for Generations. What If They’re the Last?
Co-published with Newsweek. Practices like my family's face a dire prognosis.
If We Want a Vital, Creative Society, We Need Universal Dental Care, Too
Co-published with the Washington Post. I hope that I am among the last who will languish for years with swollen gums and big dreams.
Health Workers Care for Us—Are We Caring for Them?
Co-published with The Nation. Photos of the nurses and assistants who tended to my dad in his final days.
Uninsured and in Need of Healthcare
Co-published with WNYC Studios. There's a patchwork of primary care available to New Yorkers who don't have health insurance. But if you need extensive medical care, your …
The Health of a Hospital
Co-published with Arkansas Times. The Medicaid expansion helped Baxter County Regional Medical Center survive and thrive, but a federal repeal bill threatens to imperil it and its …
The Serious Dangers of Tampons—And You Have to Pay Taxes on Them as Well
Co-published with Alternet. Now that we’re living under a political regime hostile to women's health, there's more risk than ever for those using this essential commodity.