Permission to Care: How Tennessee’s Certificate of Need Law Harms Patients and Stifles Health Care Innovation 

Jan 28, 2024 at 03:44 pm by Staff

  Americans for Prosperity Foundation (AFPF), has released a report revealing that Tennessee's certificate of need (CON) law, over the last two decades, has denied.... Read More

Transforming Rare Disease Research: AI, Diversity, and Cross-Cultural Collaboration

Jan 28, 2024 at 03:33 pm by Staff

By Deepti Dubey, Ph.D. and Harsha K Rajasimha, Ph.D.   In the realm of clinical trials and rare disease research, the intersection of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and M.... Read More

How Fringe Anti-Science Views Infiltrated Mainstream Politics — And What It Means in 2024

Jan 28, 2024 at 03:00 pm by Staff

  By Amy Maxmen, KFF Health News   Rates of routine childhood vaccination hit a 10-year low in 2023. That, according to the Centers for Disease Control and P.... Read More

Long-Term Follow up Pinpoints Side Effects of Treatments for Prostate Cancer Patients

Jan 23, 2024 at 11:24 am by Staff

  A 10-year follow up study of nearly 2,500 U.S. men who received prostate cancer treatment will help inform decision making in terms of treatments and side effects for.... Read More

Federal Lawmakers Take First Steps Toward Oversight of $50 Billion in Opioid Settlements

Jan 22, 2024 at 06:28 pm by Staff

By Aneri Pattani, KFF Health News    Some members of Congress are demanding federal oversight of billions of dollars in opioid settlements, which state and lo.... Read More

Rising Suicide Rate Among Hispanics Worries Community Leaders

Jan 22, 2024 at 06:12 pm by Staff

  By Andy Miller and Molly Castle Work, KFF Health News   If you or someone you know may be experiencing a mental health crisis, contact the 988 Su.... Read More

Women and Minorities Bear the Brunt of Medical Misdiagnosis

Jan 21, 2024 at 08:57 pm by Staff

    By Liz Szabo, KFF Health News    Charity Watkins sensed something was deeply wrong when she experienced exhaustion after her daughter was born.... Read More

‘Emergency’ or Not, Covid Is Still Killing People. Here’s What Doctors Advise to Stay Safe.

Jan 21, 2024 at 08:40 pm by Staff

    By Amy Maxmen, KFF Health News   With around 20,000 people dying of covid in the United States since the start of October, and tens of thousands mo.... Read More

America’s Health System Isn’t Ready for the Surge of Seniors With Disabilities

Jan 21, 2024 at 05:23 pm by Staff

  By Judith Graham, KFF Health News   The number of older adults with disabilities — difficulty with walking, seeing, hearing, memory, cognition, or pe.... Read More

Retirement won’t slow down pioneering neonatal nurse Odessa Settles

Jan 21, 2024 at 04:52 pm by Staff

Odessa Settles may have retired after spending more than 50 years as a neonatal nurse, but her career is far from over. She is glad she took her own advice to develope an int.... Read More