Health Care Is Super Expensive. How Can We Squeeze More Value Out of It?

To understand why a broad reimagining of the healthcare system is needed, consider this one chart below. The graphic--compiled by researchers at consulting firm BCG using World Health Organization data--shows health-adjusted life expectancy (the expected number of years a person lives illness-free) across the globe on one axis and annual per capita healthcare spending on the other. Ideally, the dots formed by those intersecting data points would congregate in the upper left corner of the chart...

raceAhead: Black Panther’s Inspiration Is Bigger Than The Box Office

There was life before Black Panther, and now, life afterward. Box-office records are already shattering, barely five days into the film's...

The least and most dangerous countries to be a newborn

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Every year around the world, about 2.6 million babies die within their first month of life -- and some countries see more of those tragic deaths than...

Serena Williams: ‘I almost died after giving birth to my daughter’

In a powerful op-ed, Williams reveals her post-pregnancy complications and highlights disparities in healthcare

Serena Williams: I almost died giving birth to my daughter

Grand slam champion says she was lucky to receive excellent care American says others are not so fortunate after giving birth Serena Williams has...

Commentary: Why It’s Time for America to Tax Meat

Cheap meat comes at a high cost, and it's American consumers who foot the bill. According to data provided over email by research firm Technomic...