Viewpoints: Turning The Tide On Narcotics Starts With A New Model That Doesn’t Include Jail; Border Conditions Without Vaccines Are Ripe For Breeding Vicious Flu

Opinion writers weigh in on these public health issues and others. The New York Times: Ending…

Different Takes: Parkland Students Go Bold, Hope To Shake Apathy Toward Gun Control Measures; Red Flag Laws In States Seem To Be A Step Forward

Editorial pages focus on topics devoted to ending gun violence. The Washington Post: Parkland Survivors’ Gun…

Longer Looks: Racking Up The Steps; Confusing Diet Advice; And The Price Of Cellular Therapies

Each week, KHN finds interesting reads from around the Web. The New York Times: How Many…

Skilled Nursing Homes Set To Lose Medicaid Money Brace For Battle With Connecticut Over Slashed Funds

The Connecticut legislature passed a law this year that allows the state to reduce Medicaid money…

State Highlights: Child Welfare Reforms Underway In Illinois, Connecticut But Problems Persist; Minnesota Officials Report More Possible Lung Disease Cases

Media outlets report on news from Illinois, Connecticut, Virginia, North Carolina, Michigan, Minnesota, California, Louisiana, Florida,…

‘This Is A Crisis’: Many Patient Caregivers Are Slow To Identify Brain Diseases In Women, Doctors Say

Diagnosing brain diseases like Parkinson’s can be complicated, but doctors are more likely to treat men…

Washington State Becomes Latest To Reject Family Planning Funding Following Trump Administration’s Changes

Opponents of the changes have deemed them a “gag rule.” Planned Parenthood had also announced that…

What Research Shows About Long-Term Psychological Damage Of Immigrant Children Being Detained Indefinitely

There’s ample research that exists that confirms the negative mental health impact of children being held…

The Opioid Reckoning: It’s Rare To Hold Directors Liable For Corporate Conduct, But Sacklers May Prove To Be Exception

As court cases against Purdue Pharma progress, details continue to be revealed about the extent the…

There’s Little Incentive To Develop Antibiotics, But Does TB Drug’s Recent Success Story Herald New Model For Future?

In recent decades, pharmaceutical funding has been directed primarily toward drug research and development that will…