Articles by Elizabeth Whitman

Elizabeth Whitman is a reporter covering the business of healthcare. She previously spent two years reporting from Amman, Jordan and has written for Al Jazeera, The Nation, and The Atlantic, among other outlets. She speaks Arabic and some Mandarin.

A Brexit could affect the U.S. in a variety of ways.

How Brexit Could Affect Americans

The U.K. has long been a bridge between the United States and the European continent. How would that change if Britain split from the EU?
By next May, restaurants and other food vendors will have to post calorie counts on menus, and many are not happy about it.

The High Cost Of Counting Calories

Restaurant chains and other businesses oppose federal rules calling for disclosure of calorie information, citing printing and signage costs and the difficulty of measuring accurately.
The World Health Organization has declared an end to the Ebola outbreak in Liberia.

Why Ebola Keeps Coming Back

The World Health Organization has declared an end to Ebola in Liberia — for the fourth time. Is the outbreak really over?

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Robinhood Launches Fractional Trading

There are companies in the U.S. that have stock prices that the less affluent investors can't afford.  A stock like the class A shares of Warren Buffet's company, Berkshire Hathaway, is possibly...