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- A Catch-22 for Clinics: State Bans Limit Abortion Counseling. Federal Title X Rules Require It.
- Denials of Health Insurance Claims Are Rising — And Getting Weirder
- Pequeñas comunidades rurales se han convertido en campos de batalla por el acceso al aborto
- A medida que bajan los niveles de agua, suben los de arsénico
- Refugios para víctimas de violencia doméstica dejan de esconderse
- California Hospitals Seek a Broad Bailout, but They Don’t All Need It
- This Panel Will Decide Whose Medicine to Make Affordable. Its Choice Will Be Tricky.
- A Trans Teen No Longer Feels Welcome in Florida. So She Left.
- As Water Levels Drop, the Risk of Arsenic Rises
- Abortion Bans Are Driving Off Doctors and Closing Clinics, Putting Basic Health Care at Risk
California Hospitals Seek a Broad Bailout, but They Don’t All Need It
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — One of the country’s richest hospitals, which caters to Hollywood elites, accepted nearly $28 million last year from an unusual source: a charity that siphons money from other California hospitals, many of…
This Panel Will Decide Whose Medicine to Make Affordable. Its Choice Will Be Tricky.
Catherine Reitzel’s multiple sclerosis medication costs nearly $100,000 a year. Kris Garcia relies on a drug for a blood-clotting disorder that runs $10,000 for a three-day supply. And Mariana Marquez-Farmer would likely die…
A Trans Teen No Longer Feels Welcome in Florida. So She Left.
For support, call Trans Lifeline at 877-565-8860 or The Trevor Project at 866-488-7386; or text to 678-678. Josie had put off packing long enough. The high school sophomore in St. Augustine, Florida, sat on her bed while her…
As Water Levels Drop, the Risk of Arsenic Rises
Melissa Bailey, KFF Health News When John Mestas’ ancestors moved to Colorado over 100 years ago to raise sheep in the San Luis Valley, they “hit paradise,” he said. “There was so much water, they thought it would never…
Abortion Bans Are Driving Off Doctors and Closing Clinics, Putting Basic Health Care at Risk
The rush in conservative states to ban abortion after the overturn of Roe v. Wade is resulting in a startling consequence that abortion opponents may not have considered: fewer medical services available for all women living in…
Domestic Violence Shelters Move Out of Hiding
Katheryn Houghton BOZEMAN, Mont. — Sara Young packed a bag of essentials, gathered her kids, and fled her home to a refuge: an old, green house that blended in with the neighborhood in this southwestern Montana city. Nothing…
Una FTC más agresiva persigue las fusiones en la industria farmacéutica y a los intermediarios del…
Bajo la dirección de una agresiva opositora al comportamiento empresarial que menoscaba la competencia, la Comisión Federal de Comercio (FTC) está actuando contra las empresas farmacéuticas y los intermediarios del sector, como…
Se agrava la crisis del fentanilo en California
California ha destinado más de $1,000 millones en los últimos años a combatir la crisis de los opioides. Gran parte del dinero se ha utilizado para distribuir tiras reactivas de fentanilo y naloxona, el fármaco que revierte las…
He Returned to the US for His Daughter’s Wedding. He Left With a $42,000 Hospital Bill.
Last June, Jay Comfort flew to the United States from his home in Switzerland to attend his only daughter’s wedding. But the week before the ceremony — on a Friday evening — Comfort said he found himself in “excruciating pain.”…
Small, Rural Communities Have Become Abortion Access Battlegrounds
WEST WENDOVER, Nev. — In April, Mark Lee Dickson arrived in this 4,500-person city that hugs the Utah-Nevada border to pitch an ordinance banning abortion. Dickson is the director of the anti-abortion group Right to Life of…