Health Coverage Threatened by Insurers Pulling Out of Affordable Care Act

  The Affordable Care Act is legislation designed to improve the quality and cost of American healthcare. Among the many reasons that the ACA exists is to stop discrimination against poor and chronically ill patients. Prior to the ACA, insurance companies could refuse to cover people who had serious pre-existing or sudden onset conditions. Those…

Banyana Banyana and the Mighty Warriors Elevating Women’s Football in Africa

  Two African women’s football (soccer) teams–South Africa’s Banyana Banyana and Zimbabwe’s Mighty Warriors–are giving the sport a long-awaited boost with their recent appearances at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Despite the fact that both teams were eliminated before reaching the quarter finals, the athletes impressed spectators and grew their fanbase with their solid skills and…