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Would you put your health in AI’s hands

WEBOpenAI CEO Sam Altman and the entrepreneur Arianna Huffington spoke with my colleague Charlie Warzel earlier this week about their ambitions to remake the …

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The Atlantic's Health Summit 2024

WEBThe Atlantic's Health Summit explores scaling tech innovation, improving to patient care & access, and curing complex diseases, amidst this revolutionary moment …

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The Silence Doctors Are Keeping About Millennial Deaths

WEBProduced by ElevenLabs and News Over Audio (NOA) using AI narration. Several years ago, in my work as a palliative-care doctor, I cared for a man in his 60s …

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There Are Exceptionally Sharp Octogenarians. Biden Isn’t One.

WEBEzekiel J. Emanuel is an oncologist, a bioethicist, and a vice provost of the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of Which Country Has the World’s Best …

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What 129 Degrees Feels Like

WEBSweating through one of the hottest days in history. The sun sets over California Highway 190 winding across Death Valley National Park on July 7, 2024.

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Eat More MSG—You Know, for Your Health

WEBUpdated at 1:45 p.m. ET on May 17, 2023. In March, the World Health Organization issued a dire warning that was also completely obvious: Nearly everyone …

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How Public Health Took Part in Its Own Downfall

WEBOctober 23, 2021. There was a time, at the start of the 20th century, when the field of public health was stronger and more ambitious. A mixed group of physicians, scientists, …

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AI Has Become a Technology of Faith

WEBAn important thing to realize about the grandest conversations surrounding AI is that, most of the time, everyone is making things up. This isn’t to say that people …

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The Pandemic Did Not Affect Mental Health the Way You Think

WEBJuly 4, 2021. You’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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Why Health-Care Workers Are Quitting in Droves

WEBThe U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the health-care sector has lost nearly half a million workers since February 2020. Morning Consult, a survey …

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Biden is winning on health care

WEBUpdated at 3:15 p.m. ET on March 29, 2024. Sign up for The Decision, a newsletter featuring our 2024 election coverage. Expanding access to health care has …

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Is Health Care a Human Right

WEBAccording to a recent poll by the Pew Research Center, nearly 60 percent of Americans think it is the government’s obligation to guarantee health-care coverage. …

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Joe Biden's 'Cognitive Fluctuations'

WEBLast Thursday was not a good day for Joe Biden. During the president’s shaky and at times incoherent debate performance, he appeared weaker and frailer in real time …

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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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Tuberculosis Sanatoriums Were a Quarantine Experiment

WEBInfrastructure for containing infectious disease did once exist in the United States, in an era before the advent of antibiotics. Isolation hospitals and sanatoriums …

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7 Biohacks That Actually Work

WEBJames Hamblin, M.D., is a former staff writer at The Atlantic.He is also a lecturer at Yale School of Public Health, a co-host of Social Distance, and the author of …

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What’s the Harm in Medical Misinformation

WEBCarol argues that the stakes are high: Medical misinformation is contributing to America’s growing death toll, now passing 900,000. It’s a matter of life and death. By …

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The Best Way to Achieve Work-Life Balance

WEBBut “the conventional definition of work-life balance is doing equal things in equal proportion,” he said. “ I need to be the perfect husband or wife; I should exercise; I …

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Private Equity’s Grip on Jail Health Care

WEBThere’s very little research on the country’s correctional health-care market. To gain an understanding of the significance of Wellpath’s rise, I reviewed the minutes …

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The Mystery of the Maple Syrup Smell

WEBI silently scoffed, continuing my run with sugar snaps and syrup-saturated waffles revolving in mind. Twenty minutes later, she hopped off of her machine, but the …

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The Medical Ordeals of JFK

WEBThe lifelong health problems of John F. Kennedy constitute one of the best-kept secrets of recent U.S. history—no surprise, because if the extent of those problems …

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An American Nazi in New Jersey

WEBJULY 12, 1974. LANGLEY, VIRGINIA. The old man sounded panicked. He was normally so cocksure and crafty, but now, as he related the strange events of the …

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