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Health Headlines for Tuesday, May 15

Healthcare, freelanced: Where will gig economy workers get coverage?


There are plenty of problems lurking on America’s career ladder, but here is a big one: our healthcare systems are designed for the workforce of 1950.

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This is what a death spiral looks like

Washington Post Op-Ed

This is what the start of a death spiral looks like.

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What Trump Should Actually Do About the High Cost of Drugs

New York Times Op-Ed

A Big Mac costs $4.40 in Britain, a ticket to see the latest superhero movie is $10 in Spain, and an iPad Pro sells for about $800 in Switzerland — prices that do not differ that much from those in New York City.

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Expanding Health Insurance Enrollment Will Help Heal New Yorkers and Our Public Hospitals

Gotham Gazette

Even in an era of relentless attack on health care by the Trump administration and its allies in Congress, New York City is continuing to reap enormous benefits from the Affordable Care Act.

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