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The Court Case That Could Upend Access To Free Birth Control

A lawsuit winding its way through the courts could undermine the power of federal agencies to mandate the services health insurance providers must…

States Set Minimum Staffing Levels for Nursing Homes. Residents Suffer When Rules Are Ignored or…

Jordan Rau, KFF Health News For hours, John Pernorio repeatedly mashed the call button at his bedside in the Heritage Hills nursing home in Rhode Island.…

How to Find a Good, Well-Staffed Nursing Home

Few people want to go into a nursing home, but doing so can be the right choice if you or a loved one is physically or cognitively disabled or…

Lifesaving Drugs and Police Projects Mark First Use of Opioid Settlement Cash in California

SACRAMENTO — Sonja Verdugo lost her husband to an opioid overdose last year. She regularly delivers medical supplies to people using drugs who are…

Relieving the Growing Burden of Medical Debt

Medical debt is a growing burden for millions of people around the country, from parents in Illinois to immigrants in Colorado to residents of the…

‘A Bottomless Pit’: How Out-of-Pocket TMJ Costs Drive Patients Into Debt

Over three decades of relentless pain, Jonna Tallant has tried about every TMJ treatment: mouthguards, six sets of braces, dental crowns and…

Colorado Dropped Medicaid Enrollees as Red States Have, Alarming Advocates for the Poor

Colorado stands out among the 10 states that have disenrolled the highest share of Medicaid beneficiaries since the U.S. government lifted a…

Finland Is Offering Farmworkers Bird Flu Shots. Some Experts Say the US Should, Too.

As bird flu spreads among dairy cattle in the U.S., veterinarians and researchers have taken note of Finland’s move to vaccinate farmworkers at…

Retratos convierten a muertes por armas de fuego en historias imborrables

Philadelphia. — Zarinah Lomax es una documentalista poco común. Ha diseñado vestidos con las cintas amarillas de escenas de crimen y abrigos con…

These Vibrant, Bigger-Than-Life Portraits Turn Gun Death Statistics Into Indelible Stories

PHILADELPHIA — Zarinah Lomax is an uncommon documentarian of our times. She has designed dresses from yellow crime-scene tape and styled jackets…