(From left) Tom Miller, Kimberly Leonard, Anna Edney, Joanne Kenen and Julie Rovner(Lynne Shallcross/KHN) The 2020 presidential campaign has begun and health is a
Opinion writers focus on these health care issues and others. The New York Times: A.I. Could Worsen Health DisparitiesThere are many questions about whether
Opinion writers express views on health care reform. The Wall Street Journal: ‘Medicare For All’ Will Terrify VotersDemocratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris made
Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and briefs. Commonwealth Fund: Are Older Americans Getting Long-Term Services Supports They
Media outlets report on news from Florida, Arizona, Oregon, Washington, Hawaii, Texas, California, Georgia, Colorado and Ohio. USA Today/Naples Daily News: Miami Doctor’s Plastic
Democratic Delegate Kathy Tran was asked if her bill would allow abortion up until the moments before birth. The video has sparked backlash that
Drug companies are offering bigger discounts to the middlemen who manage prescriptions for health plans, which means less of a hit to consumers’ wallets.
Jason Hairston suspected he had the degenerative brain disorder CTE. An autopsy confirmed his theory. In other public health news: gene-editing human embryos, diabetes,
No one has gotten sick from the bits of rubber and the allergen milk finding their way into the popular food, according to the
The success rate was still low — less than 20 percent — but researchers were pleased with the results. “We know that patients are
Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). DENVER — Pauline Jeffery had let things slide since her husband died. Her
Consumers shopping for insurance online last fall — using search terms such as “Obamacare plans,” “ACA enroll” and “cheap health insurance” — were most
Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). [UPDATED at 3:35 p.m. ET] The number of new enrollees in Covered California
Opinion writers weigh in on these health care topics and more. The Washington Post: Kamala Harris Doesn’t Waver On Single PayerOn Monday night, Sen.
Read recent commentaries about drug-cost issues. Stat: It’s Time For Drug Prices To Stop Going Up. We Can Achieve ThatTwo years ago this month,
News outlets report on stories related to pharmaceutical pricing. Bloomberg: Big Pharma’s Drug Studies Are Getting A NASA-Style Makeover Discoveries of new cancer-fighting and antiviral
Media outlets report on news from California, New York, Maryland, Minnesota, Michigan, Wyoming, Texas, New Hampshire, Missouri, Massachusetts, Florida and Washington, D.C. Los Angeles
Parents in 18 states can opt out of vaccinations for their children based on to their personal beliefs, making those areas vulnerable to disease
New research is giving scientists more insight into the far-reaching and long-lasting harms of domestic violence to the children who grow up around it.
Advocates say there needs to be greater transparency over how industry interacts with public health agencies, especially in the midst of the obesity crisis.
Lena Wen spoke recently about the impact the changes would have on women, especially disadvantaged women: “I want people to think about what if
CMS Administrator Seema Verma said the agency will develop templates that states can use to implement similar pay models in their own programs. “Not
This story also ran on USA Today. This story can be republished for free (details). It takes moxie to flip an unhealthy lifestyle to
Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). Senators railed against pharmaceutical executives Tuesday for declining to testify before Congress about
Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). When U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris approved the sale of six nonprofit California hospitals
Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. The New York Times: Should Scientists Toy With The Secret To Life?Scientists quickly condemned
Editorial writers focus on how to improve health care. The Hill: States Are Moving Forward With ‘Medicare For All’ — More Power To ThemSome
Media outlets report on news from Illinois, Kansas, New Hampshire, Arizona, Georgia, California, and Minnesota. Chicago Tribune: Hospitals Across Chicago Brace For Record Cold With
During a time when there are long wait times for healthy organs, the director of NYU Langone’s Transplant Institute recommends using organs infected with
The three problems are so interwoven that the only way to stave off global catastrophe is by addressing at least two of them —