Month: February 2021

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Counselor / University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee / Milwaukee, WI

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee/Milwaukee, WIUniversity of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s (UWM) University Counseling Services (UCS) seeks to fill a counselor position in our counseling center. The successful candidate will be an experienced counselor or soc…

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Counselor Latinx Specialist / University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee / Milwaukee, WI

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee/Milwaukee, WIUniversity of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s (UWM) University Counseling Services (UCS) seeks to fill a Latinx Specialist/Spanish-speaking position in our counseling center. The successful candidate will be an exp…

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Calling All Vaccinators: Closing the Next Gap in Covid Supply and Demand

This story also ran on NBC News. It can be republished for free. Beating back covid right now comes down to balancing supply and demand….

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It’s Time to Get Back to Normal? Not According to Science.

The science says “open the schools, stop wearing masks outside, and everyone at low risk should start living normal lives.” — Blog post by conservative…

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Covid Strikes Clergy as They Comfort Pandemic’s Sick and Dying

This story also ran on The Washington Post. It can be republished for free. The Rev. Jose Luis Garayoa survived typhoid fever, malaria, a kidnapping…

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After Billions of Dollars and Dozens of Wartime Declarations, Why Are Vaccines Still in Short Supply?

This story also ran on Fortune. It can be republished for free. The U.S. government has invested billions of dollars in manufacturing, used a wartime…

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Paciente de transplante muere después de recibir pulmones infectados con covid

Médicos dicen que una mujer en Michigan desarrolló covid-19 y murió el otoño pasado, dos meses después de recibir un trasplante doble de pulmón de…

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Organ Transplant Patient Dies After Receiving Covid-Infected Lungs

This story also ran on NBC News. It can be republished for free. Doctors say a woman in Michigan contracted covid-19 and died last fall…

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The Do’s and Don’ts on Social Media for Vaccine Haves and Have-Nots

This story also ran on Daily Beast. It can be republished for free. Posting about their day is a regular practice for Generations Y and…

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Countless Homebound Patients Still Wait for Covid Vaccine Despite Seniors’ Priority

This story also ran on CNN. It can be republished for free. Opening another front in the nation’s response to the pandemic, medical centers and…

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New Single-Payer Bill Intensifies Newsom’s Political Peril

Use Our Content It can be republished for free. SACRAMENTO — A group of Democratic state lawmakers introduced legislation Friday to create a single-payer health…

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Feds OK’d Export of Millions of N95 Masks as U.S. Workers Cried for More

This story also ran on CNN. It can be republished for free. In the midst of a national shortage of N95 masks, the U.S. government…

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Journalists Field Questions on Covid Coverage

KHN Montana correspondent Katheryn Houghton discussed Thursday on Newsy how covid’s impact on disabled group housing isn’t tracked. Click here to watch Houghton on Newsy…

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Companies Pan for Marketing Gold in Vaccines

This story also ran on NBC News. It can be republished for free. For a decade, Jennifer Crow has taken care of her elderly parents,…

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Medicare Cuts Payment to 774 Hospitals Over Patient Complications

Use Our Content It can be republished for free. The federal government has penalized 774 hospitals for having the highest rates of patient infections or…

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To Vaccinate Veterans, Health Care Workers Must Cross Mountains, Plains and Tundra

This story also ran on Time. It can be republished for free. A Learjet 31 took off before daybreak from Helena Regional Airport in Montana,…

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Spurred by Pandemic, Little Shell Tribe Fast-Tracks Its Health Service Debut

Use Our Content It can be republished for free. Linda Watson draped a sweater with the words “Little Shell Chippewa Tribe” over her as she…

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KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Open Enrollment, One More Time

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. An estimated 9 million Americans eligible for free or reduced premium health insurance under the…

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California Aims to Address the ‘Urgent’ Needs of Older Residents. But Will Its Plan Work?

USE OUR CONTENT It can be republished for free. Even as the pandemic derailed some of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s biggest health care proposals, such as…

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‘I Wanted to Go in There and Help’: Nursing Schools See Enrollment Bump Amid Pandemic

This story also ran on USA Today. It can be republished for free. Last December, Mirande Gross graduated from Bellarmine University in Louisville, Kentucky, with…

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Montana’s Health Policy MVP Takes Her Playbook on the Road

Use Our Content It can be republished for free. Marilyn Bartlett might be the closest thing health policy has to a folk hero. A certified…

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Prominent Scientists Call on CDC to Better Protect Workers From Covid

Use Our Content It can be republished for free. A prominent group of academics is pressing the Biden administration to move faster and take stronger…

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Bay Area Cities Go to War Over Gas Stoves in Homes and Restaurants

This story also ran on U.S. News & World Report. It can be republished for free. San Francisco restaurant owners, already simmering over covid-19 restrictions,…

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Why Biden Has a Chance to Cut Deals With Red State Holdouts on Medicaid

President Joe Biden has an unexpected opening to cut deals with red states to expand Medicaid, raising the prospect that the new administration could extend…

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Rural Hospital Remains Entrenched in Covid ‘War’ Even Amid Vaccine Rollout

Editor’s note: KHN wrote about St. James Parish Hospital in April, when it was experiencing its first surge of covid-19 patients. Ten months later, we…

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Los mercados de seguros de salud reabrieron. Esto es lo que necesitas saber

Para quienes han estado sin seguro médico durante la pandemia, el alivio ya está a la vista. En enero, el presidente Joe Biden firmó una…

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El discurso anti inmigrante complica la vacunación contra covid en estados del sur

En el este de Tennessee, los médicos han visto de primera mano cómo una política de inmigración dura puede afectar la salud y el bienestar…

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Family Caregivers, Routinely Left Off Vaccine Lists, Worry What Would Happen ‘If I Get Sick’

Robin Davidson entered the lobby of Houston Methodist Hospital, where her 89-year-old father, Joe, was being treated for a flare-up of congestive heart failure. This…

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Anti-Immigrant Vitriol Complicates Vaccine Rollout in Southern States

This story also ran on Daily Beast. It can be republished for free. In eastern Tennessee, doctors have seen firsthand how a hard-line immigration policy…

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‘An Arm and a Leg’: Viral TikTok Video Serves Up Recipe to ‘Crush’ Medical Debt

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen. Jared Walker, who runs a nonprofit that helps people pay medical bills, posted a TikTok video explaining…