Your Weekly Dose of Health November 6, 2015

The Supreme Court will hear a challenge to the Affordable Care Act.  This case will focus on contraceptive coverage and whether religiously affiliated groups should be required to play any role in covering it.

Two Princeton economists reported that death rates for middle aged white Americans have been increasing, while the rate for all other age group and racial group has declined.  The mortality rate for middle-aged whites is being driven by suicides and substance abuse.

Governors Cuomo and Padilla announced a summit that to devise the best strategy for addressing Puerto Rico’s health care and economic crisis.

New Research shows that calorie counts on menus in New York City, a Bloomberg initiative, have no impact on how many calories people consume.