Kaiser Health News
Portland’s homeless problem now extends well beyond the downtown core, creating a crisis of conscience for this fiercely liberal city.
Using race as a medical shorthand is at best imprecise and at worst harmful, and experts say one of the best things patients can do is ask if — and how — their race is factored into their care.
Laws passed in Massachusetts, New Jersey, and New York to mandate nursing home spending on care have sparked federal interest in the idea.
Many trauma surgeons are calling for substantial reforms to address gun violence.
More than 600,000 children and teens are estimated to be blind or have a vision disorder, but many are not getting help or even being screened.
As insulin-makers face long-standing complaints of price-gouging, California is diving into the prescription drug business, attempting to produce its own brand of generic insulin and sell it at below-market prices to people with diabetes.
Despite a longstanding push to integrate care and better serve patients, the way many insurance plans cover mental health doesn’t necessarily support integrating it with physical care.
Health care sharing ministries are faith-based organizations whose members agree to share medical expenses, but they don’t necessarily cover members’ medical bills.
Abortion opponents’ efforts in many conservative states to exclude most exceptions — for rape or incest o to save the life of the mother— have drawn headlines recently, but lack widespread appeal.