Domestic Health Policy

This category covers health policy news in the United States

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Transforming the American Diet – Necessity and Challenges

It is common knowledge that obesity and poor diet are rising trends in the United States, and are leading to increased disease and higher health care costs.  

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Forgetting to Remember: America’s Eldercare Crisis

With prices for lodging in retirement homes escalating to thousands of dollars a month and medical expenses arcing even higher, the average American family can’t hope to meet these costs for very long.

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Nuts and Bolts of a New Healthcare System

This article considers some of the provisions of the current ACA that make the biggest impact for Americans’ health care, especially for populations historically underserved by the health care system.