Health Care

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Americans Are Going to Juarez for Cheap Dental Care

Jessica Nitardy, a Mexican dentist, says the majority of her clients are Americans who can't afford treatment in the U.S.

Kevin Johnson

Where Each City's Uninsured Live

Very few people in Boston are uninsured, but there are huge swathes of them all over Dallas.

Olga Khazan

What Brings Americans to the ER?

Each region of the U.S. has the same four most common complaints, just in a different order.

Reuters

We Finally Have Metro-Level Numbers From States That Refused the Medicaid Expansion, and They're Really Bad

More than 350,000 uninsured poor in the Dallas/Ft. Worth metro area alone are missing out on health coverage.

2 Maps That Show Where Obamacare Is and Isn't Working, and Why

The single greatest predictor for where the healthcare law's exchanges are successful? Which party controls the state government.

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Where 'Eds and Meds' Industries Could Become a Liability

If U.S. health care and education starts to cluster, some metro areas will lose.

Census Bureau

Young People in Miami and Houston Better Start Shopping for Health Care

The young, healthy and uninsured are the most coveted cohort in health care. And they're disproportionately clustered around the country.

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How States Rejecting the Medicaid Expansion Sabotaged Their Biggest Cities

Major urban areas are magnets for the uninsured, and the state politicians who turned down the Medicaid expansion are not the ones who will pay to treat them.

Victor Powell

The Salaries of Every Single BART Employee, in One Uncomfortable Picture

Fascinating context for the transit workers who may soon go on strike, again.

Dylan Raleigh/Tricia Spoonts

Mapping Where You're More Likely to Get Price-Gouged By a Hospital

American hospitals that provide high-quality, affordable treatment tend to hail from the heartland, according to a new visualization.

Reuters

Casinos, Corporate Sponsorship, and Tuition Hikes: How Madrid Is Trying to Beat the Recession

An unlikely mix of state pruning and raw commercialism is taking hold in Spain's capital.

Reuters

The Insane, True Costs of Raising a Family in America's Major Metros

Why the federal poverty line really doesn't reflect a family's needs.

UPenn

The Lopsided Geography of America's Bacteria-Related Deaths

Bacterial infections are killing more people in some parts of country, but not others.

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Finally, a Good Reason to Send Somebody a Photo of Your Genitals

The  "STD Triage" app lets you email pictures of your "intimate problem" to a panel of dermatologists.

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A Peek at Rising Health Care Costs in 5 Major Cities

Premiums for the young and healthy are set to rise 169 percent, according to a new survey.

Zara Matheson

Where Are the Most Uninsured Americans?

It varies widely across the country.

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Why Eds and Meds Alone Can't Revitalize Cities

Beyond any impending bubble in education and health care spending, these two sectors are not a source of economic development in the first place.

Reuters

When Public Clinics Beat Private Practice

According to a new study, community clinics keep costs down and do a better job treating patients.

Gallup

Where the Uninsured Live

Keep this map in mind now that the Supreme Court has ruled to uphold Obamacare.