Month: September 2020

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Sky-High Drug Prices Driven by Pharma Profits, House Dems Charge

This story also ran on NBC News. This story can be republished for free (details). Enormous drug company profits are the primary driver of soaring…

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Lo que sabemos sobre la transmisión aérea del coronavirus

SOBRE NOTICIAS EN ESPAÑOL Noticias en español es una sección de Kaiser Health News que contiene traducciones de artículos de gran interés para la comunidad…

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Clínicas post-Covid reciben a pacientes con síntomas persistentes después de recuperarse

SOBRE NOTICIAS EN ESPAÑOL Noticias en español es una sección de Kaiser Health News que contiene traducciones de artículos de gran interés para la comunidad…

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The First Presidential Debate: A Night of Rapid-Fire Interruptions and Inaccuracies

Tuesday night, President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden appeared for the first presidential debate, offering voters their first side-by-side comparison of the…

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What We Know About the Airborne Spread of the Coronavirus

The federal government did a quick pivot on the threat of the coronavirus spreading through the air, changing a key piece of guidance over the…

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Post-COVID Clinics Get Jump-Start From Patients With Lingering Illness

This story also ran on CNN. This story can be republished for free (details). Clarence Troutman survived a two-month hospital stay with COVID-19, then went…

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Corralling the Facts on Herd Immunity

For a term that’s at least 100 years old, “herd immunity” has gained new life in 2020. It starred in many headlines last month, when…

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Efforts to Keep COVID-19 out of Prisons Fuel Outbreaks in County Jails

When Joshua Martz tested positive for COVID-19 this summer in a Montana jail, guards moved him and nine other inmates with the disease into a…

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‘You’re Going to Release Him When He Was Hurting Himself?’

When Joe Prude called Rochester, New York, police to report his brother missing, he was struggling to understand why Daniel Prude had been released from…

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‘No Mercy’ Explores the Fallout After a Small Town Loses Its Hospital

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen. Each season, “Where It Hurts” takes you somewhere new —  to an overlooked part of the country…

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Salud sobre ruedas: casas rodantes ofrecen tratamiento contra la adicción en comunidades rurales remotas

SOBRE NOTICIAS EN ESPAÑOL Noticias en español es una sección de Kaiser Health News que contiene traducciones de artículos de gran interés para la comunidad…

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Trump’s Executive Order on Preexisting Conditions Lacks Teeth, Experts Say

Protecting people with preexisting medical conditions is an issue that has followed President Donald Trump his entire first term. Now, Trump has signed an executive…

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Promises Kept? On Health Care, Trump’s Claims of ‘Monumental Steps’ Don’t Add Up

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). When it comes to health care, President Donald Trump has promised far more than…

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Health on Wheels: Tricked-Out RVs Deliver Addiction Treatment to Rural Communities

This story also ran on NPR. This story can be republished for free (details). STERLING, Colo. — Tonja Jimenez is far from the only person…

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Trump Approves Final Plan to Import Drugs From Canada ‘for a Fraction of the Price’

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). President Donald Trump, outlining his “America First Health Plan” Thursday, announced that his administration…

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Heartbreaking Bills, Lawsuit and Bankruptcy — Even With Insurance

This story also ran on NPR. This story can be republished for free (details). Matthew Fentress was just 25 when he passed out while stuffing…

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In Los Angeles, Latinos Hit Hard By Pandemic’s Economic Storm

This story is part of a partnership that includes KPCC, NPR and Kaiser Health News. This story can be republished for free (details). Working as…

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En Los Angeles, la tormenta económica por la pandemia ha pegado fuerte en los latinos

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KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: ACA in Peril With Ginsburg’s Seat in Play

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg — and the insistence of President…

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California Expands Privacy Protection to Public Health Workers Amid Threats

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — California will allow public health officials to participate in a…

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These Secret Safety Panels Will Pick the COVID Vaccine Winners

This story also ran on NBC News. This story can be republished for free (details). Most Americans have never heard of Dr. Richard Whitley, an…

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As Fires and Floods Wreak Havoc on Health, New Climate Center Seeks Solutions

For the past month, record-breaking wildfires have torched millions of acres from the Mexican border well into Canada, their smoke producing air so toxic that…

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A Fair to Remember: County Fairs Weigh Risk of Outbreak Against Financial Ruin

Laura Stutzman had no doubts that this year’s Twin Falls County Fair should go on despite the pandemic still raging across the U.S. — and…

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How Families Are Keeping Halloween From Turning Into a COVID Nightmare

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). DENVER — For Laura Stoutingburg and her family, Halloween has always been a monthlong…

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Reapertura de universidades generó 3,000 nuevos casos de COVID por día, según estudio

SOBRE NOTICIAS EN ESPAÑOL Noticias en español es una sección de Kaiser Health News que contiene traducciones de artículos de gran interés para la comunidad…

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Colleges’ Opening Fueled 3,000 COVID Cases a Day, Researchers Say

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). Reopening colleges drove a coronavirus surge of about 3,000 new cases a day in…

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Native Americans Feel Double Pain of COVID and Fires ‘Gobbling Up the Ground’

When the first fire of the season broke out on the Hoopa Valley Reservation in Northern California in July, Greg Moon faced a dilemma. As…

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Battle Rages Inside Hospitals Over How COVID Strikes and Kills

Front-line health care workers are locked in a heated dispute with many infection control specialists and hospital administrators over how the novel coronavirus is spread…

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Rural Hospitals Teeter on Financial Cliff as COVID Medicare Loans Come Due

This story also ran on NPR. This story can be republished for free (details). Note to Readers: Sarah Jane Tribble spent more than a year…

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It’s Not Just Insulin: Lawmakers Focus on Price of One Drug, While Others Rise Too

Michael Costanzo, a Colorado farmer diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2016, has a well-honed ritual: Every six months, he takes an IV infusion of a…