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Americans Health Care

Bringing Quality Health Care to All Americans

Nancy Brown | Posted 11.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

As long as we keep our eyes on what's important -- providing quality and affordable health care to millions more American -- we can focus on the kind of total care that encourages people to take an active role in their health.

Too Soon Old and Too Late Smart

Sue Curry, PhD | Posted 11.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Sue Curry, PhD

We have the opportunity and the time to change the culture of health care and the expectations of patients and providers. We have so many effective prevention interventions that address the major causes of chronic disease and early disability and death.

Transforming Three Statements in Health Care Into Messages of Empowerment

Deanna Minich, Ph.D. | Posted 10.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Deanna Minich, Ph.D.

We have embraced new technologies, processes, and increased administrative oversight that has left us with unfounded expectations in the delivery of efficient health care. We have believed in process over patient.

Huffington This Week: 'Good People Live Here'

Arianna Huffington | Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

In this week's issue, Peter Goodman and Jeffrey Young look at the 49 million Americans who lack health insurance, "a crowded group that no one chooses to join." And Radley Balko writes about a Mississippi cold case -- part real-life murder mystery, part exposé of the state's justice system.

Does America Really Want Change?

Lawrence Rosen, M.D. | Posted 12.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Lawrence Rosen, M.D.

The real problem is that the big dollar incentives don't line up. The folks with the most skin in the game (insurance and pharmaceutical companies, hospitals and large medical associations) profit dearly from the status quo. More care equals more money.

How We Can Truly Improve Health Care

Matthew Heineman | Posted 12.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Matthew Heineman

In directing ESCAPE FIRE: The Fight To Rescue American Healthcare, Susan Froemke and I explore how our system is broken and why it doesn't want to change. But we also highlight pioneering leaders and courageous patients across the country who are implementing solutions.

How Much Do Americans Spend On Food? (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Good magazine, in partnership with Whole Foods, chronicled how much of their income Americans spend on food today as compared to the past. And guess w...