The GOP Health Bill Is Alive Again. Here’s a Quick Way to Catch Up.

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What Country Spends The Most (And Least) On Health Care Per Person?

The United States spends the most on health care per person — $9,237 – according to two new papers published in the journal The Lancet. Somalia spends the least – just $33 per person. The data covering 184 countries was collected and analyzed by the Global Burden of Disease Health Financing Collaborator Network, a network […]

Op-Ed: Trump’s latest Obamacare threat could help lower health-care prices

Jake Novak

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WH officials: Busy week, but no health care vote or shutdown

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‘All of this grief’: Prince Harry opens up about his mental health

Prince Harry was 12 years old when the car carrying his mother, Princess Diana, crashed in a Paris tunnel on Aug. 31, 1997. He spent much of the following two decades — through the conspiracy theories, endless investigations and royal family turmoil — remaining mostly silent about her death. He went to war in Afghanistan and […]

Iraqis haunted by war overwhelm mental health facilities

Six-year-old Mustafa suffers nightmares, cries at the sound of airplanes and occasionally wets himself, symptoms that worsened last year when an explosion in Mosul killed his cousin and wounded his father before his eyes. He was a young witness to more than two years of Islamic State rule and months of heavy fighting aimed at […]

White House, Eager for a Victory, Pushes to Revive Health Bill

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Health insurers are finally speaking up for Obamacare — but it may be too late

President Trump and congressional Republicans finally goaded the health insurance industry into defending the Affordable Care Act this week — sort of. But these companies’ pusillanimous response to the GOP’s direct threat to Obamacare’s survival is a reminder that the industry, which collectively has made hundreds of millions of dollars from the law, has in […]

Why U.S. Health Care Costs So Damn Much

Subscribe: iTunes | ESPN App | Download | RSS | New to podcasts? Nothing gets the FiveThirtyEight science staff pumped up quite like health care policy, which is why this is a particularly exciting episode of Sparks, our science podcast (which publishes in our What’s The Point feed). This month we discuss “An American Sickness: […]

People with Mental Illness Struggle with Health Disparities

Despite the implementation of major health care reforms in the United States, people with mental health conditions are still finding it difficult to get the health care services they need, a new study suggests. The researchers found that adults with mental illnesses were about 10 times more likely to put off buying the medications they […]