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Meducation
Meducation

Pharmacists in California Can Prescribe Birth Control, But Few Do

Researchers went undercover and were surprised at how few pharmacies were willing to do it.
Abigail Fagan
2.5.18
healthcare
healthcare

What to Do if You Missed the Deadline to Buy Health Insurance

The deadline for Obamacare plans has passed in most places.
Jessica Migala
1.31.18
healthcare
healthcare

Trump's Not Protecting Sick People, He's Protecting Pharma Companies

We don't need the "right to try" laws Trump mentioned in his State of the Union.
Jason Silverstein
1.31.18
healthcare
healthcare

I Have Mental Illness and I’m Terrified of Losing Medicaid

The system that's design to the protect the poorest and sickest is using people like me in a potentially life-threatening experiment.
Liz Lazzara
1.25.18
immigration
immigration

Fear of Deportation Is Scaring Legal Immigrants Out of Getting Healthcare

People are afraid their information will be used to find their undocumented relatives.
Jesse Hicks
1.22.18
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
healthcare
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
healthcare
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