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COLLEGE

For Many College Students, Hunger Can ‘Make It Hard To Focus In Class’

Up to half of college students report that they're either not getting enough to eat or are worried about their access to food.
Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News
8.7.18
healthcare
healthcare

How Bits of Personal Data Paint a Valuable Picture of Your Health

Your purchase history gets turned into a profile that health insurers, drug companies, and advertisers buy from "data brokers."
Rachel Bluth, Kaiser Health News
7.26.18
healthcare
healthcare

Out-Of-Pocket Costs for PrEP Put the HIV Prevention Drug Out Of Reach For Many

It’s getting increasingly difficult for patients to afford Truvada, also known as pre-exposure prophylaxis, because of the drug’s high price and insurance company efforts to restrict patients' use of coupons.
Shefali Luthra and Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News
7.6.18
Whoa
Whoa

In The Future, You Could Be Pregnant Outside Your Body

Ectogenesis—having a baby in an artificial womb—sounds like the stuff of science fiction, but it could be a reality if you're rich enough.
Natasha Preskey
6.14.18
Fighting Words
Fighting Words

Abortion Providers Are America’s Best Doctors

When it comes to patient satisfaction, safety, and cost, abortion providers are unmatched.
Garnet Henderson
6.1.18
healthcare
healthcare

Obamacare Prices Will Increase 15 Percent Next Year

Trump administration changes to the law are to blame, per a new analysis.
Susan Rinkunas
5.24.18
Eat This
Eat This

How to Stick to a Meal Prep Routine

Experts gave us five steps to make cooking for the week as easy as possible.
Jessica Dore
5.15.18
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
anxiety
anxiety

Millennials Are Really Anxious About Retirement

More than 60 percent of millennials don't even have a retirement savings account.
Maggie Puniewska
5.9.18
relatable
relatable

Boston Marathon Runner-up Will Use Prize Money to Pay Off Her Student Loans

Sarah Sellers is a registered nurse anesthetist who just won $75,000.
Susan Rinkunas
4.17.18
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
united states of addiction
united states of addiction

Drug Deaths Are Highest in Regions with More Divorce and Single-Parent Families

A new study suggests that geography is far less important in explaining overdose deaths than are family life and job opportunities.
Denny Watkins
3.26.18