Healthcare Policy and Opinion




Suicide by Cop Results in Shared Pain and Mental Illness

Police officers have three things they may share with those who wish to end their misery; high rates of suicide, substance abuse disorders, and marital difficulties. Mental health disorders do not disappear once a uniform is donned.

Has Therapeutic Touch Lost Its Way in Medicine? Or Is It Lawsuits?

Touch has become a subject of lawsuits and medical interventions. The MeToo movement pulled touch into an unexpected, negative spotlight in our culture.

The Story of The Un-Vaccinated

Whenever I got sick as a child, I never hesitated to take Robitussin. Why? Because I believed that the medication I was taking would...

The Dangerous Myth of Digital Health Innovation: Build It And They Will Come

Products live on shelves and brands live in our minds--mindshare always precedes market share.