May/June 1993 issue

 

Cover Story

BEACH BUMMER
by Michael Castleman
The bad news is that your sunscreen may promote cancer. (There is no good news.)

POWER GUIDE TO HEALTH

THE BIG IDEA
by Robert Dreyfuss
 What is managed competition? Who's pushing it, and why?

Alain Enthoven:the Father of Managed competition.
by Priscilla Yamin and Robert Dreyfuss

Women patients where the money is.
by Charles Inlander

THE SMART PATIENT
by Charles Inlander
Six major dangers in our medical system, and how to avoid them

A SOCIAL DISEASE
by Richard Blow
Should violence be treated like any other epidemic? One man thinks so.

DOUBLE-DIPPING DOCTORS
by Steven Sternberg
M.D.s who self-refer too much and the patients who trust them.

BEACH BUMMER
by Michael Castleman
The bad news is that your sunscreen may promote cancer. (There is no good news.)

Students shopping for a better world
by Alice Kahn
How to relate to the politically correct teen.

THE COURSE OF CORRUPTION
by Stan Sesser
Will democracy survive in Thailand--and Southeast Asia?

DEPARTMENTS

EDITOR'S NOTE
BACKTALK Robert Bly and Riki Moss on Iron John

OUTFRONT
Jerry Falwell welches
Jacqueline Susann lives
Give good phone
The new hucksterism
The big Q
Notes from the front
Hellraiser

MOLLY IVINS Enjoying the fight.
STEPHEN PIZZO Why you should never trust a banker.
ERIC ALTERMAN The political future according to Kevin Phillips and Paul Kennedy.
ARTHUR I. BLAUSTEIN Books for a new politics.
PAULA POUNDSTONE Gettin' fresh in Colorado.