How to be a good digital citizen during the election – and its aftermath

That "friend of a friend" post you're thinking about sharing on social media could make you an unwitting accomplice in a disinformation campaign.

Kolina Koltai, Postdoctoral Researcher of Information Studies, University of Washington • conversation
Oct. 30, 2020 ~8 min

Tags: social-media disinformation misinformation elections voting 2020-us-elections digital-literacy

What is HIPAA? 5 questions answered about the medical privacy law that protects Trump's test results and yours

A health law expert explains what the regulation does and doesn't protect.

Margaret Riley, Professor of Law, Public Health Sciences, and Public Policy, University of Virginia • conversation
Oct. 15, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: medical-records data-breaches health-data apple-watch fitbit 2020-us-elections privacy-law privacy-rights medical-privacy health-law privacy-policies genetic-databases privacy-laws medical-providers

If Obamacare goes away, here are eight ways your life will be affected

The Affordable Care Act has a date with the U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 10. In the wake of Justice Ginsburg's death, the health car law hangs in the balance of a court with a four-four split.

Simon F. Haeder, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Pennsylvania State University • conversation
Sept. 25, 2020 ~11 min

Tags:  affordable-care-act  obamacare  aca  2020-us-elections  preexisting-conditions  essential-health-benefits

While the US is reeling from COVID-19, the Trump administration is trying to take away health care

In the middle of the pandemic, the Trump administration is pursuing policy and a court ruling that would take away health care from millions. Two scholars explain the details.

Nicole Huberfeld, Professor of Health Law, Ethics & Human Rights and Professor of Law, Boston University • conversation
Aug. 25, 2020 ~10 min

Tags: covid-19 coronavirus-2020 2020-us-elections

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