Tag Archives: healthcare

Xray of a mouth

Why Won’t Your Dentist Take Health Insurance?

Since the beginning of time, dentistry and medicine have been considered inherently distinct practices. But as we learn more about how diseases that start in our mouths can ravage the rest of our bodies, it’s a separation that’s increasingly hard to rationalize ... More
Illustration by Brian Stauffer

Post Perspective on Healthcare

“Just about every American can cite a personal example of the staggering benefits—and equally staggering costs—of today’s medicine. Here’s mine …” writes Frederick Allen in our September/October 2012 issue. But were the staggering costs always there? Is today’s medicine better than it was 50 or even 60 years ago? After reading our archival pieces below, […] ... More