It turns out medical professionals and other smart folks with resources really are trying to shift the status quo. They’re even making progress.
I’m feeling more in sympathy with the Lost Boys these days as I’m forced to adult as hard as I can on several fronts at once. Including: choosing a new health plan.
I wasn’t sure I could afford a gym membership. Then I checked the fine print on my health insurance.
“What the patient really needs is better insurance.”
The physician said it abruptly, matter-of-factly. Her comment was not meant to evoke empathy in the rest of the medical team. She stated it like a diagnosis.
Women’s rights in the north.
Natasha Vargas Cooper breaks down how abortion rights are restricted across the country: “While it is unconstitutional to ban abortions outright, states like Texas, Wisconsin, Virginia and a dozen others have been chipping away at women’s right to choose by keeping abortion technically legal, but increasingly difficult to obtain. Here’s how they do it.”