Tag Archives: Health

As renewed debate over health care reform begins to simmer in Washington, can journalists give the topic the attention it needs?

Dec. 14th’s lower court ruling that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is unconstitutional has again thrust health care back on the national agenda. It also gives journalists a chance to redeem themselves from what I have argued has been poor news coverage that helped fuel the public backlash against the law from the beginning. A lot… Read More »

Viewpoints: Wake Up, Maximize Strategies For Ending Disinformation About Vaccines; U.S. Needs To Shift Focus From Medicine To Health

Editorial pages focus on these health topics and others. The Hill: Time To Dispel Vaccine Myths Spreading On Social Media  The internet has long been a place for the free exchange of ideas, regardless of the ideological beliefs of the posters. Indeed, the idea of internet censorship is anathema to Americans, whose free speech is… Read More »