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Obamacare Prices Will Increase 15 Percent Next Year

Trump administration changes to the law are to blame, per a new analysis.
Susan Rinkunas
3 days ago
Parental Advisory
Parental Advisory

How California Is Helping More Women of Color Breastfeed in the Hospital

While Californian women of color are breastfeeding their babies in the hospital more frequently than in the past, they still lag far behind white women. Here's how hospitals are working to change that.
Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News
4 days ago
immigration
immigration

When Being Treated for Cancer Could Get You Deported

What happens when an undocumented immigrant has a life-threatening diagnosis? Even in states with generous care, a patient can face difficult life-and-death choices.
Dan Gorenstein, Kaiser Health News
5.16.18
healthcare
healthcare

How Unpaid Medical Bills Can Mess Up Your Credit Score

While medical bills are a leading source of bankruptcy in the US, a far more common problem is the widespread damage they do to people’s credit.
Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News
5.9.18
prison
prison

Inmates Are Now Getting Medical Care via Video Calls

People can see medical specialists and psychiatrists without ever leaving the facility, but is less contact with the outside world a good thing?
Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News
5.1.18
Phys Ed
Phys Ed

Many People Who Get Knee Surgery Don't Need It

Studies show physical therapy sometimes works just as well.
Markham Heid
4.26.18
depression
depression

The Depression Treatment That Worked But Got Rejected by the FDA

“My patients tell me these people are wrong. The data tells me they are wrong. This thing isn’t dead.”
David Dobbs
4.17.18
antibiotics
antibiotics

Untreatable Infections Are Likely Killing More People Than Doctors Thought

The parents of one 27-year-old who died are speaking out.
Virgie Townsend
4.11.18
Race
Race

Women and Black Doctors Still Make Far Less Than White Male Doctors

The pay gap is similar to that found in other professions.
Jesse Hicks
4.11.18
death
death

You Need a Will Even if You're Young and Healthy

Here's the first step.
Knvul Sheikh
4.3.18
mental health
mental health

America's Doctors Are Burned Out and We're Finally Taking It Seriously

But the problem is still a long way from being fixed.
Lexi Krupp
3.20.18
healthcare
healthcare

Why Doesn’t Health Insurance Cover Medical Marijuana?

Twenty-nine states have legalized medical weed, after all.
Troy Farah
3.7.18