The Atlantic's Health Summit 2024

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The Silence Doctors Are Keeping About Millennial Deaths

WEBPhysicians who care for younger cancer patients are shying away from hard but necessary conversations.

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Why Health-Care Workers Are Quitting in Droves

WEBAbout one in five health-care workers has left their job since the pandemic started. This is their story—and the story of those left behind.

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Marijuana’s Health Effects Are About to Get a Whole Lot Clearer

WEBAnd yet, researchers and physicians told me, scientific consensus on the drug’s precise effects—especially on the heart and lungs, mental health, and developing …

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The Pandemic Did Not Affect Mental Health the Way You Think

WEBYou’ve probably heard that the coronavirus pandemic triggered a worldwide mental-health crisis. This narrative took hold almost as quickly as the virus itself. In the …

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Neurocosmetics Are Skin Care Gone Wild

WEBFor just $65, the skin-care company Selfmade will sell you a kit that will purportedly help you feel more stable and confident in your relationships—and get better …

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The Conjoined Twins Who Refused to Be ‘Fixed’

WEBGeorge and Lori Schappell didn’t seem to care whether others understood them. But America is still struggling to accommodate bodies like theirs.

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The Sad Future of Grocery Shopping

WEBA well-stocked grocery store is a wondrous place. Among the gleaming pyramids of fruit, golden rows of bread, and freezers crammed with ice cream, time and …

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AI Has Become a Technology of Faith

WEBSam Altman and Arianna Huffington told me that they believe generative AI can help millions of suffering people. I’m not so sure.

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What’s the Harm in Medical Misinformation

WEBBut Sebastian is skeptical that what constitutes medical misinformation can be rigorously defined and warns against the state infringing on free speech in a country …

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The Truth About Deinstitutionalization

WEBThe Truth About Deinstitutionalization. A popular theory links the closing of state psychiatric hospitals to the increased incarceration of people with mental illness. …

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Is Health Care a Human Right

WEBTo protect a population’s health, governments might have to think beyond access to care.

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Not Everyone Needs to Go to Therapy

WEBShould everyone really be in therapy? For "Good on Paper," Jerusalem Demsas explores the potential harm in widespread and untailored mental-health …

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Biden is winning on health care

WEBHealth care may turn out to be a major winning issue for Democrats.

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Being Black in America Can Be Hazardous to Your Health

WEBBeing Black in America Can Be Hazardous to Your Health. In Baltimore and other segregated cities, the life-expectancy gap between African Americans and whites …

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What Financial Engineering Does to Hospitals

WEBIn 2018, the local hospital, SageWest, was purchased by Apollo Global Management as part of the giant private-equity firm’s $5.6 billion deal to buy a chain of …

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7 Biohacks That Actually Work

WEBBonus tricks include eating socially, taking time to cook and eat slowly, and eating from an environmentally conscious perspective —eating locally and sustainably, …

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The Best Way to Achieve Work-Life Balance

WEBThe solution from career gurus has historically been to try to squeeze both work and life into the overpacked Tupperware that is your day. Check emails during the …

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Meta Would Also Like to Know If Instagram Is Bad for Teens

WEBThe social giant, infamous for kicking researchers off its platform, flirts with slightly more transparency.

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The Medical Ordeals of JFK

WEBThe core of the Kennedy image was, in many respects, a lie. A presidential biographer, granted access to medical files, portrays a man far sicker than the public knew.

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The Mystery of the Maple Syrup Smell

WEBThe Mystery of the Maple Syrup Smell. There was no doubt about it: she woke up smelling like waffles. A writer tries to get to the bottom of an enigmatic aroma. It …

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Who Is John Brennan, Obama's Choice to Succeed David Petraeus …

WEBWith the news that John Brennan will be appointed to head the CIA, Obama's second-term national-security team is now taking on full shape.

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