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Trump's First Year
Trump's First Year

Trump Turned Millions of Us Into Obamacare Advocates

It's the most important thing Trump did in 2017.
Jason Silverstein
1.22.18
lawsuits
lawsuits

Aetna to Pay $17 Million After Mailers Revealed Names of People Taking HIV Meds [Updated]

The company will pay damages to people taking drugs to treat or prevent HIV and received letters that made this information visible.
Jesse Hicks
1.18.18
Cancer
Cancer

Do X-Rays Increase My Risk of Cancer?

The risks are real—but usually outweighed by the benefits.
Markham Heid
1.18.18
Trump's First Year
Trump's First Year

Trump's Bigotry Will Make Millions of Americans More Sick

His actions ensure that discrimination will continue to be a problem well into the future.
Kunal Sindhu
1.17.18
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guide to healthcare

If Trump Wants More People to Work, He Should Expand Medicaid Access, Not Shrink It

It doesn’t take a stable genius to understand that sicker people have a harder time finding and holding down a job.
Jason Silverstein
1.12.18
mental health
mental health

How Assisted Suicide Affects Doctors

Many physicians are still conflicted about it.
Ronald W. Pies
1.12.18
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guide to healthcare

Trump Administration Will Let States Impose Work Requirements For Medicaid

More than 4 in 10 adults with Medicaid coverage already work full time, and most others either go to school, take care of a relative, or are too sick to work.
Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News
1.11.18
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guide to healthcare

The Widening Wealth Gap Is Bad for People's Health

The gulf between the haves and have-nots is now as wide as it has been in decades.
Kunal Sindhu
1.8.18
healthcare
healthcare

Preventing HIV Is a Matter of Privilege

How revolutionary is PrEP if vulnerable communities don't even have access to it?
Matthew Terrell
12.28.17
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guide to healthcare

Big Pharma Spent Millions to Curb Talk of High Drug Prices

Last year, the pharma industry’ biggest trade group raised a fortune to change the conversation about drug pricing.
Jay Hancock, Kaiser Health News
12.20.17
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guide to healthcare

Alabama Will End Health Insurance for 7,000 Kids on January 1

Alabama would become the first state to cut off children’s health insurance coverage since Congress failed to renew federal CHIP funding in the fall.
Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News
12.19.17
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guide to healthcare

It's the Last Day to Sign Up for Health Insurance in These States

The Obamacare deadline is here.
Susan Rinkunas
12.15.17