Archives

E.g., 06/30/2020
E.g., 06/30/2020
Jul 29, 2015

Over the past half-century, Medicare and Medicaid have become bedrocks of the U.S. health care system, together providing insurance coverage for more than 100 million people.

Jul 13, 2015
When someone has a heart attack, he or she is immediately rushed to the emergency room. At that point, the doctor has to make a choice: either treat the patient with clot-busting drugs or perform invasive surgery.
 
Jun 25, 2015

On June 25, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a key provision of the Affordable Care Act, or ACA, keeping health insurance coverage within reach for millions of Americans.

Jun 17, 2015

UPDATE: As of June 29, the Supreme Court is refusing to allow Texas to enforce these restrictions. The order will likely remain in effect until fall 2015, when the court will decide whether to hear an emergency appeal from the clincs of the lower court ruling.

Jun 16, 2015

Since mid-May, Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) has infected 150 and killed 16 people in South Korea. Now, after months of quarantine, hundreds in the region are being released.

Jun 15, 2015

Carolyn Rouse, a professor of anthropology at Princeton University, and Kimberly Bonner '08, MPA '12, participated in a live video chat on Wednesday, June 10, to discuss Ebola relief efforts. Bonner has worked on the ground in West Africa.

Jun 10, 2015

Double-blind clinical trials for new drugs are considered the "gold standard" of medical research because they're designed to determine the efficacy of a treatment free from doctor and participant bias.

May 11, 2015

Raphael Frankfurter, a 2013 Princeton graduate and executive director of the nonprofit group Wellbody Alliance, participated in a live video chat Thursday, May 7, to discuss the group's response to Ebola in Sierra Leone and the lessons learned from the outbreak.

May 7, 2015

The measles virus can cause serious disease in children by temporarily suppressing their immune systems.

May 5, 2015
Epidemics. Throughout history, they have obliterated populations and shattered economies.

Pages