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The Election & Your Health

A look at what’s at stake

Illustration: Olivia Fields


The Election & Your Health

A look at what’s at stake for the Affordable Care Act

Illustration: Olivia Fields


The Election & Your Health

A look at what’s at stake for your health

Illustration: Olivia Fields


Illustrations: Ariel Davis

Who believes and why, and whether conspiracism is really getting way worse


The decision to keep meatpacking plants open has done more harm than good

A man walks past a mural on the Farmer John slaughterhouse in Vernon, CA after 153 workers tested positive for Covid-19
A man walks past a mural on the Farmer John slaughterhouse in Vernon, CA after 153 workers tested positive for Covid-19
A man walks past a mural on the Farmer John slaughterhouse in Vernon, CA after 153 workers tested positive for Covid-19 on May 26, 2020. Photo: David McNew/Getty Images

Meatpacking employees are getting sick


A conversation with Stanford epidemiologist Dr. Steven Goodman

Photo: Johannes Eisele/Getty Images


Who could blow off the world’s most respected scientists and turn to politicians for advice on surviving the coronavirus? Humans, that’s who.

People take part in a “reopen” Pennsylvania demonstration on April 20, 2020 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Photo: Nicholas Kamm/Getty Images


Perspective from an American citizen

A photo of Jacinta Ardern, the Prime Minister of New Zealand, giving an address.
A photo of Jacinta Ardern, the Prime Minister of New Zealand, giving an address.
Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern speaks during a New Zealand COVID-19 update at Parliament on May 26, 2020 in Wellington, New Zealand. Photo: Dom Thomas — Pool/Getty Images


‘A fairer, healthier system can emerge from this crisis,’ according to the dean at the Boston University School of Public Health

Members from the Lighthouse Fellowship Church gather on a Sunday night outside the Bloomington Hospital to pray for doctors,
Members from the Lighthouse Fellowship Church gather on a Sunday night outside the Bloomington Hospital to pray for doctors,
Members from the Lighthouse Fellowship Church gather on a Sunday night outside the Bloomington Hospital to pray for doctors, nursing staff, and other workers. Photo: Jeremy Hogan/Echoes Wire/Barcroft Media/Getty Images


Stress levels are high and some people actually feel ill

Credit: Dea / M. Borchi/Getty Images

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