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How the US could afford ‘Medicare for all

Gerald Friedman, University of Massachusetts Amherst Health care is Americans’ number-one priority, based on recent polls, so it’s no wonder it’s been a hot topic...

Webcams in nursing home rooms may deter elder abuse – but...

Clara Berridge, University of Washington and Karen Levy, Cornell University Mary Ann Papp’s daughter Lisa was worried about her 75-year-old mother. A foot infection seemed to...

Before the fall: How oldsters can avoid one of old age’s...

Matthew Lee Smith, Texas A&M University ; Ellen Schneider, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Marcia G. Ory, Texas A&M University , and...

Pre-existing conditions: The age group most vulnerable if coverage goes away

Marcia G. Ory, Texas A&M University A widely shared New Yorker cartoon heralded “70 as the new 50” with the implications that being 50...

Why the daunting economics of elder care are about to get...

Patricia Smith, University of Michigan My sister Carol loves movies, but she hasn’t been out to see one in years. When she tries to watch...

‘Hot potato’ shows why workers won’t benefit from Trump’s corporate tax...

Steven Pressman, Colorado State University Many children have played hot potato, a game in which they pass a spud to other children quickly so they...

Why Medicaid matters to you

Sharona Hoffman, Case Western Reserve University Efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare have been suspended for the time being, and many Americans are breathing a...

Republican health care bills defy the party’s own ideology

Christy Ford Chapin, University of Maryland, Baltimore County The Senate’s health care proposal made it clear that Republicans, despite their rhetoric, are not interested in...

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Exploring the data on Hollywood’s gender pay gap

Roberto Pedace, Scripps College Audiences were furious to hear that Michelle Williams was paid eight times less than Mark Wahlberg for her starring role in...