Why Your Birthday Cake Might Have Too Many Candles

When we look at aging populations, 65 could be new 55 because of the difference between our chronological age and our biological age.

The Reasons For Health Inequality

A close look at health inequality reveals that money and the life expectancy gap might not be as closely related as we might assume.

Six Surprising Facts About Our Prescription Drug Spending

Called a prescription escalator, our prescription drug spending is more about efficacy and age than the rising prices that we say we see.

Why We Waste Healthcare Spending

The six categories of healthcare spending waste and the five groups that help to create it can be related to Fermi’s Paradox.

Six New Facts To Know About Medicare

Ideal for considering Medicare For All, this Medicare update conveys six facts about Medicare enrollment, Medicare geography, and Medicare popularity.

The Problem With Healthcare Price Shopping

While healthcare price transparency sounds like a logical way to constrain soaring healthcare costs, the results were not quite what we expected.

A Single-Payer Primer From the CBO

In a new report, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) presents a menu of choices that we will need to consider if we want single payer healthcare.

Why Healthcare Spending Might Be Less Than We Think

When we look at the cost effectiveness of healthcare spending, we could conclude that it is not as excessive as the headlines indicate.

Do You Live Where You Should Sleep More?

When we consider the impact of social jetlag on our health and productivity, our sleep time could matter more than we think.

When Cash Is Not the Best Thank You

By avoiding repugnant transactions like selling foie gras or human organs, we are eliminating the benefits of the market.