The healthcare tax exemption: Needless, wasteful and growing

Stefan Herlitz bemoans the health care tax exemption for perpetuating private employer-sponsored health care while adding to the federal budget deficit.

Health care vs. wealth care

Zac Bears wants Congress to preserve social guarantees and not corporate welfare.

Why ‘Obamacare’ isn’t for us

Christopher McKnight of the UMass Republican Club argues that Obamacare is bad policy for the American people.

New healthcare law has got you covered

Under new law, students can stay on parents’ insurance, reap new benefits of extended coverage.

Health care and education are human rights

Collegian columnist Mike Tudoreanu argues why everyone should be entitled to free higher education and free healthcare.

Experiences with Health Services

Collegian columnist Lauren Vincent laments the cuts being made to University Health Services.

Gambling with healthcare is betting one’s life

Harrison Searles thinks that those who choose not to purchase insurance should not complain when they need medical care.

Students and community members protest Birthright

Approximately three dozen people gathered on the Amherst Commons to protest Birthright International, a crisis pregnancy center located on North Pleasant Street.

Americans deeply split on altering health care law

A recent survey reported Americans are very divided among opinions over what should be done with health care.