Jon’s Recs

4/12/17- The Fake News Story No One’s Talking About– Jim Rich of Rolling Stone

4/10/17- If Humble People Make the Best Leaders, Why Do We Fall for Charismatic Narcissists? – Margarita Mayo of The Harvard Business Review

3/27/17- What if Sociologists Had as Much Influence as Economists?– Neil Irwin of The New York Times

3/14/17- Laziness isn’t why people are poor. And iPhones aren’t why they lack health care Stephen Pimpare of The Washington Post

2/14/17- Who Needs Lectures? Vermont Medical School Chooses Other ways to Teach– Felice Freyer of The Boston Globe

2/13/17- The Doctor’s Dilemma: Is it Ever Good to do Harm?– Dr. Gwen Adshead of The Guardian

1/26/17- A Supplement Maker Tried to Silence This Harvard Doctor — and put Academic Freedom on Trial– Rebecca Robbins of STAT

1/22/17- The Heroism of Incremental Care– Atul Gawande of The New Yorker

1/19/17- Iceland Knows how to Stop Teen Substance Abuse but the Rest of the World Isn’t Listening–  Emma Young of MosaicScience

1/12/17- The Most Honest Man in Medicine? – Kate Knibbs of The Ringer

12/28/16- Junk Food Cravings are Triggered by the Mere Thought of Being Low Class– Beth Mole of ArsTechnica

12/27/16- A new Brain Study Sheds Light on why it can be so Hard to Change Someone’s Political Beliefs Brian Resnick of Vox

12/21/16- Disappointed by the AMA, Doctors Start a New Organization to Fight Trump’s Health Care Policies– Erin Schumaker of Huffington Post

12/20/16- Patients Treated by Female Doctors Less Likely to Die Than Patients Treated by Men, New Study Shows– Rachel Becker of The Verge

12/19/16- The Next Healthcare Crisis: Changes in the way Medicare Pays Doctors– Pawan Grover of NY Daily News

12/15/16- What Would a Rational Justice System Look Like?– Raoul Martinez of Aeon

12/13/16- Top Executives of a Major Fentanyl Company Arrested for Allegedly Leading a Huge Criminal Conspiracy– Cristina Costantini and Darren Foster of Fusion

12/12/16- How Disease Rates Vary by State- and What States Can Do About It– Michael Ollove of Pew Charitable Trusts

12/3/16- The True Story of America’s Sky-High Prescription Drug Prices  Sarah Kliff of Vox

12/2/16- What if Jobs are not the Solution but the Problem?James Livingston of Aeon

12/1/16- By Picking Tom Price to Lead HHS, Trump Shows He’s Absolutely Serious About Dismantling Obamacare– Sarah Kliff of Vox

11/29/16- Simply Repealing Obamacare Will Hurt the White Working Class– The Atlantic

11/28/16- The US Government is Already Quietly Backing Out of its Promise to Phase Out Private Prisons–  Quartz

11/23/16- When Doctors First Do Harm– The New York Times

11/22/16- Most Students Don’t Know When News is Fake, Stanford Study Finds– The Wall Street Journal

11/21/16- Is This How Democracy Ends?– London Review of Books

11/16/16- The End of Public Transit?– The Atlantic

11/15/16- Should I Trust Wikipedia With My Health?– NPR

11/10/16- Private Prison Stocks Are Surging After Trump’s Win– Bloomberg

11/9/16- Why Are US Presidential Elections So Close? – Nautilus

11/8/16- Medical Interns Could Work Longer Without a Break Under New Rule– NPR

11/7/16- Sugar is the New Tobacco, so Let’s Treat it That Way– Medscape

10/16/16- There May be Differences in how Democrat and Republican Doctors Care for Patients– Forbes

10/10/16- In This War Over Statins, How Can Patients Win?–

10/08/16- With Robots, is a Life Without Work One We’d Want to Live?– The Guardian

09/24/16- How the Sugar Industry Shifted Blame to Fat– The New York Times

09/10/16- Why the Presidential Candidates Aren’t Talking About Public Health Pacific Standard

09/05/16- Rudeness in Medical Settings Could Kill Patients– New York Magazine

09/27/15- Poor People Don’t Have Less Self-Control– New Republic

10/17/14- Is Your Doctor on Big Pharma’s Dole?– Huffington Post

10/10/14- Why Doctors Are Sick of Their Profession– WSJ

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