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Medical Debt: An Unequal Burden

Prior to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), medical debt was a primary cause of bankruptcy. Debt resulting from medical expenses is a significant problem, as most people are ill-prepared for the financial shock resulting from a sudden illness. Payday [...]

January 10, 2018 // 0 Comments

Disaster Relief & Mental Health

“The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) coordinates the federal government’s role in preparing for, preventing, mitigating the effects of, responding to, and recovering from all domestic disasters, whether natural or [...]

January 17, 2013 // 0 Comments

HIV Home Testing Kits

In July 2012, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first HIV home test kits. Some controversy has stirred around the cost of the test and testing sexual partners at home.  It is argued that the cost of the home test is more than [...]

December 26, 2012 // 0 Comments