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In Philadelphia, the number of black children under age 5 diagnosed with type 1 diabetes has shot up 220% since the mid-1980s — and no one knows why.
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“If you don’t have the money to cover a deductible, your insurance in many ways feels like ‘uninsurance’ to you,” said KFF's Larry Levitt during our recent webinar on the soaring costs of job-based plans.
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As Florida’s water sources shrink and its population keeps growing, the state faces serious challenges in ensuring its water supply is safe.
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Protestors have camped outside Ballad Health's Holston Valley Medical Center since May 2 over plans to downgrade trauma.
Even Ballad Health’s most ardent supporters are frustrated with the health care system’s seeming failure to respond to concerns about patient care.
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Pediatrician Judith L. Schaechter gives an HPV vaccination to a 13-year-old girl in her office at the Miller School of Medicine
It’s a story of official missteps, misinformation and confusion — and public anxiety about teen sex.
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Clinician Marvin Rodriguez checks on an inmate in a suicide-watch cell at West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga on Fr
The department has taken a number of steps since it was sued in 2016 by the Prison Law Office, which alleged that San Bernardino County jails were violating the constitutional rights of its almost 6,000 inmates.
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The Robert Presley Detention Center in downtown Riverside is the county’s largest jail and has the most medical services for inm
When an expert on correctional health care toured Riverside County’s jails in 2015, he found a shocking situation: For the past two years, one lone physician had been on staff to serve a system that booked almost 60,000 inmates a year.
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Andy Lewandowski, center, of Anaheim takes part in a rally outside the Theo Lacy Facility in Orange on Saturday, July 20, 2019 t
Critics of Orange County’s jails fear that not enough action is being taken to improve health care in the wake of a series of recent watchdog reports that raised serious concerns about inmates’ well-being.
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Jose Valenzuela, 39, of Long Beach, a Type 1 diabetic, spent about four days in Los Angeles County jail in January.
The first 72 hours after a person is booked into jail is when they’re at the highest risk of death, according to the director of health care for Los Angeles County’s jails.
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CNBC Digital is looking to hire a talented reporter to develop its health and wellness coverage under the NYC-based Make It brand.
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