A few of the recent pieces I’ve liked:
Karen Bouffard in The Detroit News: Infant mortality rate in Detroit rivals areas of Third World (via Reporting on Health, which has links to other stories in this series)
Stephanie McCrummen in the Washington Post: Life after Jan. 1: Kentucky clinic offers early glimpse at realities of health-care law
Harold Pollack interviews Keith Humphreys at Wonkblog: 100 Americans die of drug overdoses each day. How do we stop that?
Rachel Aviv in the New Yorker: A Valuable Reputation (“After Tyrone Hayes said that a chemical was harmful, its maker pursued him”)
Richard Conniff at Yale Environment 360: Growing Insects: Farmers Can Help to Bring Back Pollinators