Trump-care, playing games with America’s Health.

Healthcare is expensive and complicated (who knew). Crafting of healthcare policy should be thoughtful, evidence-based and careful. Not treated like a political game or interest-driven money-grab. “One question experts are commonly asked is how the ACA — or its repeal — will affect health and mortality. The body of evidence summarized here indicates that coverage […]

Who needs a safety net?

Trump is proposing slashing not only global aid, CDC and research, but also major cuts to major domestic safety net programs– programs that my patients and real people (not people in the 0.001%) depend on. Programs like Medicaid, CHIP, SNAP and others are not only crucial, but life-saving for the young, the old, the poor […]