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Has the ACA Medicaid Expansion Been a Success?

Subscribe to Healthcare Triage! https://bit.ly/2GlEYWG The ACA expanded Medicaid coverage to a lot of people, and it was implemented differently...

Ending Risk Adjustment Payments Will Further Undermine Obamacare

Subscribe to Healthcare Triage! https://bit.ly/2GlEYWG The Trump administration announced its intent to stop making risk adjustment payments to...

Women and Minorities Get Fewer NIH Research Grants

Subscribe to Healthcare Triage! https://bit.ly/2GlEYWG The peer review process for awarding NIH grants has some problems. Less money is being...

More Than Just a Haircut: The Role of Barbershops in Healthcare

Barbershops have long played a significant social, economic, and cultural role in African-American life. Barbershops foster both confidentiality...

The Trump Administration and Family Separation. It's Bad.

Subscribe to Healthcare Triage! https://bit.ly/2GlEYWG Lots of people are repelled by the idea of separating children from their families, and...

Why Don't We Invest More in Public Health?

Subscribe to Healthcare Triage! https://bit.ly/2GlEYWG Many, many studies conclude that investing in public health is more effective than...

Medicaid Report Cards Are Out, and Life Isn't About Grades

Subscribe to Healthcare Triage! https://bit.ly/2GlEYWG The Trump administration has released Medicaid report cards, which allow citizens and...

The Harms of Marijuana

Subscribe to Healthcare Triage! https://bit.ly/2GlEYWG We've talked in the past about the positives of Marijuana use. What are the harms? From...

Keep Your Kids Out of Trouble By Keeping Them Busy

Subscribe to Healthcare Triage! https://bit.ly/2GlEYWG Teenagers might get up to risky behavior. But if you keep them busy, they're less likely to...

Endocrine Disruptors and Epigenetics and Heritable ADHD

Subscribe to Healthcare Triage! https://bit.ly/2GlEYWG A new study on endocrine disruptors, pregnancy, and heritable ADHD and other...

The Acrylamide in Coffee Won't Give You Cancer, CALIFORNIA

Subscribe to Healthcare Triage! https://bit.ly/2GlEYWG A judge in California recently ruled that coffee would be required to carry a carcinogen...

Backwards Car Seats are Pretty Swede, but We Can Do More to Keep Kids Safer

Subscribe to Healthcare Triage! https://bit.ly/2GlEYWG Rear-facing car seats do keep kids safer, but they can be hard to use for larger children....

More Medicaid News, but This Time Its Not All Terrible!

Subscribe to Healthcare Triage! https://bit.ly/2GlEYWG This week, Seema Verma announced that the administration would not approve several requests...

Wanna Be Happy? Buy Back as Much Time as You Can Afford.

Subscribe to Healthcare Triage! https://bit.ly/2GlEYWG Studies indicate that bickering about the hard work of keeping house, taking care of kids,...