Yixuan James Zheng
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James is a writer for the BPR Opinion Section. He studies Public Health and Biochemistry, and he enjoys writing about health policy and health economics. In his spare time, he enjoys playing tennis and basketball.

Putting a Price on Life

The cost of medical treatment in the United States may be more of a headache than the health problem itself. Insurance prices are extremely high, but if one doesn’t buy insurance, s/he can be hit with…

A Not So Innocuous Crisis

The horrific nationwide outbreak in measles has caused a renewed interest and discussion regarding vaccinations of such diseases. While in 2013 there were just under 200 reported cases in the United S…

Power Move: Scottish Independence

The recent Independence Referendum in Scotland, where voters flocked to the polls to answer a deceivingly simple question, “Should Scotland be an independent country?” failed by a comfortable margin. …

Racial Profiling and the Media

Recently, widespread attention has been  devoted to instances of racial profiling, about the tragic lives of the victims of racial profiling, about how “wrong” racial profiling is, and about what we, …