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Monday, April 3, 2017 - 4:00am
"Our health care system remains in a crisis," writes the CEO of Molina Healthcare. "Both the AHCA and the ACA only address the funding of health care and fail to tackle the troubling rate at which health care costs are rising."
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April 03, 2017 | 0 comments
Friday, March 31, 2017 - 5:00am
New research on lead's negative effects on IQ and class makes a brutal irony even clearer — lead is a lifelong disaster, particularly for poor children already facing serious disadvantages.
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March 31, 2017 | 0 comments
Friday, March 31, 2017 - 12:00am
Check out this new opportunity for media professionals to join the Annenberg School of Journalism at USC for a yearlong fellowship. Additionally, the Center for Health Journalism is hiring an Engagement Editor.
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March 31, 2017 | 0 comments
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 4:00am
There is a bizarre paradox in the culture of medicine: The system generates more data than ever, but questionable priorities are limiting our ability to effectively use it.
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March 30, 2017 | 1 comments
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 4:19pm
"I’ve been startled to see the debate over the AHCA reignite a political philosophy and policy approach that seemed to be have been discredited — and be in sharp decline," writes former health care journalist Michael Millenson.
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March 29, 2017 | 0 comments
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 4:00am
The death certificate helps tells a fuller story of Bill Paxton’s final days. Reporters should make a habit of seeking them out, since they can be revealing repositories of information.
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March 28, 2017 | 1 comments
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 11:53am
After weeks of closed door meetings and rushed amendments to appease the GOP majority, Speaker Paul Ryan pulled the bill, declaring Obamacare the "law of the land." Americans watched the drama unfold in real time.
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March 25, 2017 | 0 comments
Friday, March 24, 2017 - 11:00am
The media critic in Jost laments that "so much coverage is focused on politics within the Republican Party, to a much greater extent than on what the legislation would specifically do."
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March 24, 2017 | 1 comments
Friday, March 24, 2017 - 12:00am
Don't miss your chance to apply for the Center for Health Journalism's 2017 National Fellowship, applications are due March 24.
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March 24, 2017 | 0 comments
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 4:00am
The trend towards putting responsibility for one’s health squarely on the shoulders of individuals lets the government off the hook for its part in looking after its citizens, argues sociologist Shelly Reuter.
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March 23, 2017 | 0 comments
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 9:23am

Everything we hear about healthcare from the GOP and Dems is a scam. In Shakespeare’s words: “It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.”...

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March 21, 2017 | 71 comments
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 5:00am
Conservative notions about the "undeserving poor" have returned with a vengeance in the debate over Medicaid, writes contributor Trudy Lieberman.
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March 21, 2017 | 1 comments
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 4:00am
Martha Escudero draws on her own experience of severe depression and grinding poverty as she makes home visits to at-risk mothers in East Los Angeles, offering what help she can.
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March 21, 2017 | 0 comments
Monday, March 20, 2017 - 4:00am
The tendency to blame the patient in the wake of deaths or complications often serves to obscure mistakes made by health care providers.
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March 20, 2017 | 12 comments
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 9:18am

Fear is what I often fight when talking about ACEs — adverse childhood experiences. It's not my fear though. It's the fear others have about all things ACEs.

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March 17, 2017 | 0 comments

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