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death
death

Doctors Are Learning a Better Way to Talk to Patients About Death

Physicians can be so focused on fixing problems that they avoid end-of-life discussions.
Melissa Bailey, Kaiser Health News
2.13.18
guide to healthcare
guide to healthcare

The Future of Healthcare Could Be a Privacy Nightmare

The Amazon healthcare effort and CVS-Aetna merger raise lots of questions.
Susan Rinkunas
2.8.18
We Asked
We Asked

We Asked People Why They Avoid the Doctor

"I’d rather take some NyQuil and be done with it.”
Nick Keppler
2.7.18
healthcare
healthcare

How to Make Millennials Actually Go to the Doctor

Blockchain might revolutionize our medical care.
Hannah Oreskovich
2.6.18
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
guide to healthcare
guide to 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
guide to healthcare
guide to 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
guide to healthcare
guide to 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