American homes today are triple the size they were in the 1950s. And with more space has come more stuff. But a growing number of advocates say it is time to simplify. The lure of the minimalist lifestyle – and what it could mean for our health and happiness.
Landmark legislation the Congress passed in March transforms America’s health care system. What the new law means for young people, seniors, employers, the uninsured and those with pre-existing conditions.
- Alec MacGillis reporter, The Washington Post; co-author, "Landmark: The Inside Story of America's New Health-Care Law and What It Means for Us All."
- Mary Agnes Carey senior correspondent with Kaiser Health News. She most recently served as associate editor for CQ HealthBeat, a daily report on health care policy. She has also served as Capitol Hill Bureau Chief for CQ.
- Susan Dentzer editor-in-chief of Health Affairs, and an on-air analyst on health issues for The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer on the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS).
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