Viewpoints: U.S. Hospitals’ Sloppy Infection Control Practices Leave Country Vulnerable To Outbreaks; Why Aren’t Doctors Telling Patients To Quit Smoking?

Opinion writers tackle these and other health issues. The Wall Street Journal: U.S. Hospitals Aren’t Ready…

State Highlights: Alabama’s Escalating, Deadly Prison Crisis Tests State Lawmakers; Volunteers In States Across U.S. Try To Count Number Of Homeless People

Media outlets report on news from Alabama, Washington, Texas, Alaska, Massachusetts, Illinois, Missouri, California, Florida, Tennessee,…

As Virginia Barrels Ahead On Gun Control, Counties Declare Themselves As ‘Second Amendment Sanctuaries’

At least 91 out of 95 counties in Virginia have declared themselves “sanctuaries” against gun control…

Anti-Poverty Advocates, Food Stamp Beneficiaries, Local Officials Brace For SNAP Cuts

The Trump administration is instituting a rule that could result in nearly 700,000 people across the…

To Better Address Maternal Health For Medicaid Beneficiaries, Higher Reimbursements Are Needed, Experts Say

Hospitals and clinical practices face financial challenges because Medicaid only pays about half of what private…

Voters Still Consistently Report Concern Over Health Care Costs As Primary Season Ramps Up Into Full Gear

Modern Healthcare rounds up recent polls where voters were asked about health care concerns. One poll…

Restauran algunos beneficios de Medi-Cal eliminados hace una década

SOBRE NOTICIAS EN ESPAÑOL Noticias en español es una sección de Kaiser Health News que contiene…

Latest Patient Charity Settlement With Justice Department Becomes Fourth Such Deal In As Many Months

Federal authorities argued that drugmakers and charities created programs that favored specific medicines over lower-cost options.…

It’s Traumatic For All Involved When An ER Patient Must Be Restrained. But What’s The Right Solution?

Researchers talked to patients who had been restrained, and they characterize the experience as “traumatic as…

On 75th Anniversary Of Auschwitz Liberation, Many Wonder If ‘Never Again’ Will Last Through The Ages

As the living memory of World War II and the Holocaust fades, the institutions created to…