Image An inmate at Men’s Central Jail in Los Angeles holds his covid vaccine immunization card after getting a first dose in 2021. | HEIDI DE MARCO/KFF HEALTH NEWS A new Covid booster is here. Will those at greatest risk get it? New COVID-19 booster vaccines are recommended for all — but many who need them most won’t get them Sep 21 Image Humira is made by the biomedical giant Abbvie; its logo is shown here on a billboard in Jakarta, Indonesia. | SHUTTERSTOCK Save billions or stick with Humira? Drug brokers steer Americans to the costly choice Challengers to Humira could save the health care system $9 billion and herald savings from the whole class of drugs Sep 21 Image Ray Anthony sits at their desk inside Planned Parenthood Columbia Willamette's clinic on Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Portland on Sept. 15, 2023. | EMILY GREEN/THE LUND REPORT Gender-affirming care can be a ‘dice game;’ this navigator tries to improve the odds Nearly a year into the job, Ray Anthony sees hope and opportunities for improvement in a state that features some of the most protective laws in the nation Sep 21 Premium Image IULIIA BONDARENKO/PIXABAY As paid family leave claims rise in Washington, the wait for benefits gets longer The time to process an application could reach four months unless dozens more workers are hired, say administrators of the popular state program Sep 21 Image A Kaiser Permanente pharmacy. | LYNNE TERRY/THE LUND REPORT Kaiser pharmacy workers say they will strike Health system spokesperson says management is making contingency plans to offset work stoppage in Oregon, southwest Washington Sep 20 Image Oregon State Hospital in Salem. | BEN BOTKIN/THE LUND REPORT Feds say Oregon State Hospital was slow to address safety after dangerous patient escaped For the second time in two years, federal regulators have ordered the state hospital to take action to address unsafe conditions Sep 20 Premium Image MIKA BAUMEISTER/UNSPLASH Health workers warn loosening mask advice in hospitals would harm patients and providers New guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have drawn outrage Sep 19 Image In the retina, there are photoreceptors that convert light into electricity, and then neurons carry that electrical message to the brain. | BRANDON SWANSON/OPB Oregon scientists are building a better bionic eye A new retinal implant interface could help restore lost eyesight Sep 19 Image Oregon Health & Science University Center for Health and Healing Building 2 in the South Waterfront neighborhood, July 2020. | SHUTTERSTOCK OHSU reports strong profits, but cites fast-rising wages and drug costs Encouraging results come as nurses increase pressure in contract bargaining Sep 19 Premium Image U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. | LOUIS VELAZQUEZ/UNSPLASH Hospitals plead with Congress to avert $8 billion in cuts in Medicaid funding The cuts were written into the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act under the premise that rates of uninsured people would continue to decrease Sep 19 First page « First Previous page ‹ Previous Page 1 Current page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 … Next page Next › Last page Last » Image Newsletter Sign up for our health news updates.Sign Up Get Involved SHARE YOUR PERSPECTIVEWhether you work within the health system or experience it as a patient, we want to hear from you.NEWS TIPSSecurely submit an anonymous news tip or confidential document.DONATESupport our journalism by making a tax-deductible gift.