Tag Archives: Care

For both health care and health care journalism, there’s something missing in the middle

December 19, 2018 Posted By Categories Joy Victory has been deputy managing editor of HealthNewsReview.org since 2016. She tweets as @thejoyvictory. In 2015, a few months before I started working at HealthNewsReview.org, Cosmopolitan magazine published my article, “Why are so many American women dying in childbirth?” Tired of women getting blamed for the problem, I… Read More »

Is the primary care talent shortage decreasing American's lifespan?

A shortage of primary care providers and other health practitioners is already gripping certain pockets of the country, and the problem is only projected to get worse — which is especially distressing since PCPs generally prolong patients’ lives, shows new research. Every 10 additional primary care physicians per 100,000 people in the U.S. was associated… Read More »