Linda Marsa is a Los Angeles-based investigative journalist specializing in medicine and the environment. A Discover contributing editor, she is the author of Fevered:  Why a Hotter Planet Will Hurt Our Health and How We Can Save Ourselves.


Gov. Bobby Jindal’s refusal to take Medicaid dollars offered under Obamacare is leaving 242,000 of the state’s poorest residents without health care. The consequences could be deadly.