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July 19, 2018 | 0 comments
In Appalachia, a legacy hospital system is failing to keep people well and remain solvent. Can a new modernized health system take its place?
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July 19, 2018 | 0 comments
Children in the juvenile justice and child welfare systems have long been getting poor legal representation that completely alters the course of their lives, sources say.
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July 18, 2018 | 0 comments
Decades of research have underscored the health benefits of breastfeeding for mothers and babies. You wouldn't know that from recent U.S. moves at the World Health Assembly.
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July 18, 2018 | 0 comments
Puerto Rico was facing a health care crisis long before Hurricane Maria hit last year. The storm has made the problems much worse.
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July 17, 2018 | 0 comments

Linda Seltzer
I-1600, a grass roots single payer health care initiative for Washington State, will not be on the ballot in November. Whole Washington, the sponsor of the initiative,... more

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July 17, 2018 | 1 comments
The Center for Health Journalism will welcome 22 journalists from around the nation on July 22 to USC's Annenberg School of Journalism.
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July 17, 2018 | 0 comments
It has been very difficult to compare the quality of care delivered by California's Medicaid providers. A new effort seeks to change that.
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July 13, 2018 | 1 comments
The Neighborhood Atlas gives journalists an intriguing new tool to visualize how social advantages vary across cities and regions.
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July 13, 2018 | 0 comments
Twin Cities PBS and the Next Avenue Team are hiring a new Web Editor for Health & Caregiving to help enrich the lives of those around us through the power of public media.
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July 11, 2018 | 0 comments
A yearlong effort to obtain basic Medicaid provider data in L.A. was rebuffed. Some health care leaders shut their doors gently. Others slammed them shut.
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July 10, 2018 | 0 comments
The need for more affordable coverage is real, but association health plans have had a dismal track record through the years.
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July 09, 2018 | 0 comments
Thanks to climate change, the health hazard posed by extreme heat is growing. And practical solutions aren't meeting the challenge so far.
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July 06, 2018 | 0 comments
WBUR is seeking a multimedia journalist to join our CommonHealth unit – a multi-platform effort to report on health, medicine and life sciences.
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July 05, 2018 | 1 comments
Mike Hixenbaugh shares how he and Charlie Ornstein exposed the unusually high rate of deaths and complications at one of the country’s best known heart transplant programs.
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July 03, 2018 | 3 comments
“Children get the best care possible, no doubt,” says the head of the Sickle Disease Foundation of California. “It’s when that child becomes an adult — that’s when they fall into a black hole.”



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