Longer Looks: The Psychology Of Voting; Overexcited Neurons And Artificial Intelligence; And More

Each week, KHN finds interesting reads from around the Web. FiveThirtyEight: Does Knowing Whom Others Might…

Viewpoints: Lessons On Getting Over-The-Top Prices On Life-Saving Drugs Under Control; Breakthrough For Alzheimer’s? Look At The Confusion

Opinion writers weigh in on curbing the costs of pharmaceuticals and other issues. Los Angeles Times:…

Mental Health Institutions, Playgrounds, And Dozens More: Va. Governor Vows To Eliminate Racist Laws Still On Books

A task force assembled by Gov. Ralph Northam several months after a racist photo of him…

State Highlights: Texas Has Highest Rate Of Uninsured Women Of Child-Bearing Age. Look At Death Rates; Parents Sue Troubled Hospital In North Carolina Over Child’s Death

Media outlets report on news from Texas, North Carolina, Connecticut, California, Minnesota, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, and…

Nearly One In Three High School Students Admit To Using At Least One Type Of Tobacco Product Recently

Public health officials are concerned that despite wide-scale publicity intended to deter vaping, especially in the…

New Concepts About Mental Health Of Vets: Bad War Experiences Might Not Be What’s Leading To So Many Suicides

Army-funded studies report there is a significant and growing proportion of soldiers entering the military with…

Medicare Advisory Commission Deems Payments To Ambulatory Surgical Centers As Already High Enough

Eliminating the increase would produce cost savings for Medicare without hurting access to care or the…

Supreme Court’s Question Of The Day: Does The Constitution Give Homeless The Right To Sleep On Sidewalks?

The ruling from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals says so long as there is no…

Tufts University Latest Organization To Distance Itself From Sackler Family Following Opioid Crisis Fallout

“Our students find it objectionable to walk into a building that says Sackler on it when…

In Amicus Brief, Lawyers Use Personal Experiences With Abortion To Urge Supreme Court To Block Louisiana Bill

“Becoming a first-generation professional would have been impossible without access to safe and legal abortion services,”…