As Red Cross Moves to Pricey Blood Treatment Method, Hospitals Call for More Choice

May 17, 2022 at 09:12 am by Staff

By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News  Americans generally don’t spend much time thinking about the nation’s blood supply. That’s mainly because t.... Read More

States Have Yet to Spend Hundreds of Millions of Federal Dollars to Tackle Covid Health Disparities

May 16, 2022 at 10:23 am by Staff

By Phil Galewitz and Lauren Weber and Sam Whitehead, Kaiser Health News   The Biden administration in March 2021 announced it was investing.... 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 rallyin.... Read More

As Overdoses Soar, More States Decriminalize Fentanyl Testing Strips

May 05, 2022 at 08:02 pm by Staff

By Andy Miller, Kaiser Health News With time running out in the 2022 legislative session, Georgia lawmakers took up a bill to regulate raw milk. An amendment sudd.... Read More

FDA Approves New Test to Improve Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease

May 05, 2022 at 07:49 am by Staff

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today permitted marketing for the first in vitro diagnostic test for early detection of amyloid plaques associated with Alzheimer’s.... 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

Historic ‘Breach’ Puts Abortion Rights Supporters and Opponents on Alert for Upcoming Earthquake

May 04, 2022 at 08:54 am by Staff

By Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News  For an eventuality that’s been forecast and fought over for decades, no one truly has any idea what would happen if the S.... Read More

On the Steps of the Supreme Court, Tears and Glee, Bitterness and Smiles

May 04, 2022 at 08:41 am by Staff

By Victoria Knight, Kaiser Health News WASHINGTON — On Tuesday morning, emotions were raw on the sidewalks and street separating the U.S. Capitol and the Supreme C.... Read More

Medicare Surprise: Drug Plan Prices Touted During Open Enrollment Can Rise Within a Month

May 03, 2022 at 09:32 am by Staff

By Susan Jaffe, Kaiser Health News Something strange happened between the time Linda Griffith signed up for a new Medicare prescription drug plan during last fall’.... Read More

Judge’s Ruling on the CDC Mask Mandate Highlights the Limits of the Agency’s Power

Apr 24, 2022 at 09:04 pm by Staff

By Sam Whitehead and Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News The role that the federal government plays in containing future epidemics will hinge on the outcome of a.... Read More