The Big Misunderstanding About Havana Syndrome,” November, 2021

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“”Biden’s Plan to “Commercialize” Covid Care Will Have Terrible Consequences,” August 24, 2022.

How Did Life Emerge,” November 1, 2018 (review of Roy R. Gould’s Universe in Creation).

How Scientists Discovered Extra Steps in Evolution,” August 14, 2018 (review of David Quammen’s The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life).

The History of Putting a Price on Everything,” December 1, 2017 (review of Eli Cook’s The Pricing of Progress: Economic Indicators and the Capitalization of American Life).

How Medical Bills Harm Us All,” June 6, 2017 (review of Elisabeth Rosenthal’s An American Sickness).

The Devastating Effects of Dental Inequality in America,” May 25, 2017 (review of Mary Otto’s Teeth: The Story of Beauty, Inequality, and the Struggle for Oral Health in America).  

Does an Octopus Have an Inner Life?” February 9, 2017 (review of
Godfrey-Smith’s Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness)

How ADHD Was Sold,” September 23, 2016 (review of ADHD Nation: Children, Doctors, Big Pharma, and the Making of an American Epidemic, by Alan Schwarz).

The Dawn of Antidepressants,” June 16, 2016 (review of Ordinarily WellThe Case for Antidepresssants by Peter Kramer).

How Liberals Tried to Kill the Dream of Single-Payer,” March 8, 2016.

Need Surgery, Will Travel,” January 13, 2016 (review of Outpatients by Sasha Issenberg).

What Doctors Still Don’t Understand About Long COVID,” October 5, 2022.

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How Medicine Must Change for Endemic COVID-19,” February 8, 2022

Racism and Respiration,” November 30, 2020.

What the Health Care Debate Still Gets Wrong,” October 17, 2019 (review of Priced Out by Uwe Reinhardt).

The Truth About Long Covid Is Complicated. Better Treatment Isn’t.” August 18, 2021 (with Zackery Berger)

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A new Alzheimer’s drug may just be false hope. Will our patients pay the price?” June 10, 2021. Co-authored with Rachael Bedard. (PostEverything).

Single-payer won’t pass now. But its popularity proves our morals are changing,” September 13, 2017 (PostEverything).

Trump’s plan won’t lower prescription drug prices. Ours would.” May 23, 2018 (PostEverything)

How the U.S. health-care system puts people with diabetes in danger.” May 8, 2018 (PostEverything).

I’m a doctor. I want you to live and thrive. So I want semiautomatic guns banned,” October 4, 2017 (PostEverything).

Charlie Gard’s case is tragic. But it’s not a warning about public health care,” July 24, 2017 (PostEverything).

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America’s extreme neoliberal healthcare system is putting the country at risk,” Guardian, March 21, 2020.

Trump sees the coronavirus as a threat to his self-interest – not to people“, Guardian, March 17, 2020.

Universal healthcare could save America trillions: what’s holding us back?“, December 11, 2018.

Universal healthcare was unthinkable in America, but not anymore,” September 16, 2018.

The US is entering a golden age of corporate medicine,” April 22, 2018.

The West Virginia teachers’ strike is over. But the fight for healthcare isn’t,” March 7, 2018.

Why are Democratic party thinktanks still not backing universal healthcare?,” February 25, 2018.

Trumpcare is like a vampire, set on sinking its teeth into the poor,” June 23, 2017.

The US Healthcare System is at a dramatic fork in the road,” May 25, 2017.

Trumpcare is dead. May it forever stay in its shallow grave,” March 27, 2017.

Republicans call kicking millions off their healthcare ‘freedom’? That’s perverse,” March 14, 2017.

The Power and the Peril of the ICU,” December 2022

Bill of Health,” July 2020

What the Doctors Ordered,” February 19, 2020

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Medicare for All is Not Enough,” March 31, 2022 (By David U. Himmelstein, Steffie Woolhandler, Adam Gaffney, Don McCanne and John Geyman)

Covid-19 Coverage for the Uninsured Is Ending,” March 29, 2022

The Front Lines of Omicron,” January 10, 2022.

How Medicare for All Would Stop Hospitals Like Hahnemann From Closing,” July 16, 2019.

We Don’t Need Private Health Insurance,” February 18, 2019.

Single Payer is Actually a Huge Bargain,” August 10, 2018, with Steffie Woolhandler and David Himmelstein.

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Can we afford Medicare for All?” July 23, 2019, with David Himmelstein and Steffie Woolhandler.

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Is the Path to Racial Health Equity Paved with “Reparations”? The Politics of Health, Part II,” March 7, 2016 (review of Dayna Bowen Matthew’s Just Medicine and Damon Tweedy’s Black Man in a White Coat).

The Politics of Health,” October 26, 2015 (review of Beyond Obamacare by James House).

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Bring Back Health Planning,” Summer 2020

Single-Payer or Bust,” Spring 2018

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Trump Is Scaring Immigrants Away from Healthcare Services to Help the Rich,” August 16, 2019.

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The Hospital Under Medicare for All“, May 10, 2019.

Do We Need Pfizer,” February 26, 2018.

Obamacare Lives,” October 16, 2017.

Medicare-for-All Should be a Litmus Test,” August 10, 2017.

After Trumpcare,” July 30, 2017.

The Case Against the Public Option,” July 19, 2017.

The Washington Post is Selling Snake Oil,” June 19, 2017.

Five Lessons From Trumpcare’s Collapse,” March 27, 2017.

Obamacare’s Original Sin,” February 15, 2017.

Healthcare in the Age of Trump,” November 11, 2016.

Socialize the EpiPen,” September 2, 2016.

Obama on Obamacare,” July 26, 2017.

Saving the NHS,” April 26, 2016.

What Obamacare Can’t Do,” February 11, 2016.

How Class Kills,” November 8, 2015.

Your Wallet or Your Life,” September 22, 2015.

From Exchange to Egalité,” June 18, 2015.

Just Another Business,” October 21, 2015 (review of Cinemax’s The Knick).

Lessons from Vermont,” January 8, 2015.

Are lung function algorithms perpetuating health disparities experienced by Black people?”, September 15, 2020

We need to start thinking more critically — and speaking more cautiously — about long Covid,” March 22, 2021.

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Baltimore’s secret history of death,” May 6, 2015.

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Why Trumpcare Will Only Make the Rich Richer,” March 9, 2017.