The Tulane Hullabaloo

Last year’s potential health care cuts would have devastated Louisiana community

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Michael Chen, General Associate Editor

March 13, 2019

Last January, the Louisiana House of Representatives introduced a budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year which included multiple cuts to health care services, particularly those concerning mental health, substance abuse and adult day care services. Due to the expiration of $1 billion in state sales t...

School of Social Work introduces street-level health care

The School of Social Work's street-level healthcare aims to increase affordable access to healthcare in New Orleans and engage students in the community.

Carrigan English, Associate Editor

November 1, 2017

Tulane's School of Social Work took to the streets last Thursday to recreate a small citywide health care stop. The street-level health care stop can be found monthly on the corner of Elks Place and Canal Street, an area often filled with pedestrians. One small tent provided a range of health car...

Medicare for All represents the evolution of the health care debate in the U.S.

Nketiah Berko, Views Editor

October 12, 2017

Last Wednesday, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) unveiled his "Medicare for All" bill, a seismic legislative restructuring of the American health care system. Under the proposed bill, the federal government would establish a program akin to Medicare that would cover every American. Naturally, the bill will e...

Letter to the Editor: Tom Price unfit to serve as Secretary of Health

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Christine Petrin, Keanan McGonigle, Krishna Pandya, Paige Bradlet, Shana Zucker, Kaitlyn Arbour, Contributing Writers

January 18, 2017

On Jan. 18, Tom Price, nominated for Secretary of Health and Human Services, attended his courtesy hearing before the U.S. Senate. Price stands poised to undo much of Louisiana's progress in improving the health of its citizens. As future physicians, we oppose Price's nomination and stand with fellow m...

Male birth control could prove better option

Jack Newell, Staff Writer

September 14, 2016

This is an opinion article and does not necessarily reflect the Views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.A new breakthrough in contraception could be with us as early as 2018. The Parsemus Foundation recently began testing for its new male contraceptive, Vasalgel. Currently in the animal testing phase, the new co...