Watch: Covid Increases Risk of Heart Problems, New Data Underlines

[embedded content] Céline Gounder, KHN’s editor-at-large for public well being, discusses new information exhibiting an extra of deaths in 2020 associated to coronary heart illness. The deaths — from coronary…

California Author Uses Dark Humor — And a Bear — To Highlight Flawed Health System

Mom-to-be Kathleen Founds made a routine physician’s appointment to debate the dangers of antidepressants in being pregnant. After the go to, Founds, who depends on treatment to quell the manic…

Listen to the Latest ‘KHN Health Minute’

Jan. 26 This week’s “KHN Well being Minute” nudges listeners to have an antiviral care plan earlier than covid hits, and appears at how medical emergencies like Damar Hamlin’s coronary…

Some Addiction Treatment Centers Turn Big Profits by Scaling Back Care

Close to the tip of his scheduled three-month keep at a rehab middle outdoors Austin, Texas, Daniel McKegney was compelled to inform his father in North Carolina that he wanted…

It’s ‘Telehealth vs. No Care’: Doctors Say Congress Risks Leaving Patients Vulnerable

When the covid-19 pandemic hit, Dr. Corey Siegel was extra ready than most of his friends. Half of Siegel’s sufferers — many with non-public insurance coverage and Medicaid — have…

Government Lets Health Plans That Ripped Off Medicare Keep the Money

Medicare Benefit plans for seniors dodged a significant monetary bullet Monday as authorities officers gave them a reprieve for returning tons of of thousands and thousands of {dollars} or extra…

When Gun Violence Ends Young Lives, These Men Prepare the Graves

MILLSTADT, Ailing. — It was a late Friday afternoon when a group of males approached a tiny pink casket. One wiped his forehead. One other stepped away to smoke a…

A Baby Spent 36 Days in an In-Network NICU. Why Did the Hospital Next Door Send a Bill?

Brenna Kearney was seven months pregnant in December 2019 when she skilled what she thought had been unhealthy flu signs. Her husband, Casey Trumble, drove her from their Chicago dwelling…

FDA Experts Are Still Puzzled Over Who Should Get Which Covid Shots and When

At a gathering to simplify the nation’s covid vaccination coverage, the FDA’s panel of consultants might agree on just one factor: Info is woefully missing about how typically completely different…

California’s Resolve Questioned After It Grants Medi-Cal Contract Concessions

California’s choice final month to cancel the outcomes of a long-planned bidding competitors amongst industrial well being plans in its Medicaid program has some trade insiders and shopper advocates questioning…