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The age of trauma

With sources of stress piling up health experts are looking to root-cause solutions.

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Who is a “difficult” patient?

Addiction treatment remains scarce, so why don’t more doctors treat it? Medical student John Messinger says stigma is a major barrier.

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Fall 2022

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Reparations will save Black lives

Mary Bassett, New York state health commissioner, examines the close ties between wealth and health in America. It’s time, she says, for the U.S. government to pay its debt to Black Americans.

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The science of life satisfaction

Flourishing expert Tyler VanderWeele contemplates how individuals and communities can move forward after two years of pandemic grief