‘the rich stay healthy, the sick stay poor’

Earning more money may make us more healthy. People with low incomes generally die younger, and usually have higher levels of disease. This could be because wealthier people live in nicer places. Their occupations are less hazardous. They tend to be less prone to addictions. They generally eat nutritious food and exercise more. They tend… Read More

A new politics of health

We need a new politics for health. Our medical and public health authorities were designed to keep infectious diseases at bay. We value their continuing vigilance and intervention. But what threaten us more are the mental and physical conditions that emerge through the interaction between our internal vulnerabilities and our  lifestyles. Medical professionals work hard to combat these… Read More