It seems that nurses are getting a lot of bad press in England lately, coming under fire recently for being “uncaring.” In an article published in Nursing Standard, Linda Aiken of Penn’s School of Nursing contends that this erosion of public trust is the result of high workloads and low investment in nursing education, rather than any attitudes held by English nurses.
The other day I had a blog post exploring why the uninsured have a less favorable opinion of the ACA than those with insurance. When I saw the latest poll from Pew Research Center, I was struck by the differences in the approval rates towards the ACA between college educated and non-college educated participants.
Public opinion polls have consistently shown that few Americans view the Affordable Care Act (ACA) favorably. The latest Kaiser Family Foundation poll (February, 2014) found that only 35% have favorable opinions of the law.
If you have read the news lately, you may have noticed two very different types of stories about children's mental health.
Sometimes there is more to political posturing than meets the eye.
You might think that in the United States, one of the richest countries in the world, the idea that Americans struggle to afford food would be absurd.