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‘That’s Just Part of Aging’: Long Covid Symptoms Are Often Overlooked in Seniors

May 23, 2022 at 08:41 pm by Staff

By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News Nearly 18 months after getting covid-19 and spending weeks in the hospital, Terry Bell struggles with hanging up his shirts an.... Read More

No Prison Time for Tennessee Nurse Convicted of Fatal Drug Error

May 14, 2022 at 10:41 pm by Staff

By Brett Kelman, Kaiser Health News  RaDonda Vaught, a former Tennessee nurse convicted of two felonies for a fatal drug error, whose trial became a rallying cry fo.... Read More

What’s Next if ‘Roe v. Wade’ Falls? More Than Half of States Expected to Ban or Restrict Abortion

May 04, 2022 at 09:01 am by Staff

By Sarah Varney, Kaiser Health News  If the Supreme Court’s conservative majority affirms the leaked decision overturning abortion rights in the U.S., the eff.... Read More

At US Hospitals, a Drug Mix-Up Is Just a Few Keystrokes Away

May 02, 2022 at 06:37 pm by Staff

By Brett Kelman, Kaiser Health News  More than four years ago, Tennessee nurse RaDonda Vaught typed two letters into a hospital’s computerized medication cabi.... Read More

Family-Building Benefits Growing in Popularity Among Healthcare Employees

Apr 19, 2022 at 11:52 am by Staff

By Roger Shedlin, JD, MD and CEO of WINFertility To attract the most qualified employees, hospital systems, health plans and other healthcare businesses are offering robust f.... Read More

A Shortfall of ECMO Treatment Cost Lives During the Delta Surge

Apr 10, 2022 at 04:01 pm by Staff

By Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio, Nashville Public Radio, Kaiser Health News Speaking from his hospital bed at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville,.... Read More

Why Nurses Are Raging and Quitting After the RaDonda Vaught Verdict

Apr 10, 2022 at 03:14 pm by Staff

  By Brett Kelman and Hannah Norman, Kaiser Health News  Emma Moore felt cornered. At a community health clinic in Portland, Oregon, the 29-y.... Read More

Money Flows Into Addiction Tech, But Will It Curb Soaring Opioid Overdose Deaths?

Mar 21, 2022 at 03:28 pm by Staff

By Brian Rinker, Kaiser Health News David Sarabia had already sold two startups by age 26 and was sitting on enough money to never have to work another day in his life..... Read More

Covid’s ‘Silver Lining’: Research Breakthroughs for Chronic Disease, Cancer, and the Common Flu

Mar 21, 2022 at 02:37 pm by Staff

By Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News  The billions of dollars invested in covid vaccines and covid-19 research so far are expected to yield medical and scientific divid.... Read More

Report: Staffing Shortages Have Become the Biggest Threat to Patient Safety

Mar 14, 2022 at 04:17 pm by Staff

Annual List of Patient Safety Concerns Dominated by Longstanding Stressors on Healthcare Workers Exacerbated by Pandemic    Report Issued in Conjunction with Patie.... Read More