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July 12, 2017 | 0 comments
"I had to come to accept that the hospital wasn’t looking at me as a whole person — just a combination of vital signs, lab work, symptoms, and medical and nursing orders," writes Joy Victory.
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July 11, 2017 | 1 comments
In Indian Country, generational poverty, poor schools and a lack of health care all contribute to chronically high rates of stress during childhood.
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July 10, 2017 | 0 comments
New research finds that just before the ACA took effect, the U.S. had some of the biggest disparities in people’s perceptions of their own health and health care out of 32 countries sampled.
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July 10, 2017 | 0 comments
The anxiety is so great that some undocumented adults have at times put themselves under a form of house arrest due to fears of being picked up by ICE agents.
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July 09, 2017 | 0 comments

With sharp cuts to Medicaid and meager substance abuse funding in the current versions of GOP health care reform plans, the outlook for the future of drug abuse treatment is uncertain.

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July 07, 2017 | 0 comments
After Omar Chavez suffered a back injury at the restaurant where he worked, his family lost its home. They now live in a trailer bought at a junkyard. Such stories of back pain gone wrong are common... more
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July 07, 2017 | 0 comments
Between recent reports of industry-funded research and industry-funded journalism workshops, it feels like a sophisticated campaign by the alcohol industry to sway public opinion is underway, writes... more
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July 07, 2017 | 0 comments
Are you a professional journalists working in California or at a National outlet and have a specific interest in a topic concerning Californians? If yes, apply now for the 2017 California Data... more
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July 06, 2017 | 0 comments
Warren County, North Carolina has experienced decades of hardship and despair. But Mary Somerville of the Warren Community Health Clinic says nothing was more heartbreaking than the day she had to... more
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July 06, 2017 | 1 comments
One writer shares her story of how the health care system missed repeated warning signs of preeclampsia while giving birth to her daughter. She later found her medical record was rife with mistakes... more
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July 05, 2017 | 0 comments
As Portland, Oregon is hit with some of the fastest rising rents in the country due to housing scarcity, children are paying a price in little-noticed ways.
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June 30, 2017 | 1 comments
As the Salton Sea slowly dries up, an environmental health disaster is brewing. In response, the Desert Sun found new ways to report on the rising health threat to local communities.
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June 30, 2017 | 0 comments
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June 28, 2017 | 0 comments
Iowa's version of the Medicaid expansion sought to lure more people into receiving preventative care by offering to waive monthly premiums. The incentive program has largely failed, and here's why.
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June 27, 2017 | 0 comments
More than a third of children with special needs rely entirely on Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program for their care. Cuts to Medicaid funding could prove disastrous for such... more



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