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Association Insurance Pushes On Despite Court Ruling

Judge cited an attempted “end-run” around the Affordable Care Act in rejecting large chunks of a new rule expanding access to such plans for small businesses and single proprietors.

States Weigh Banning A Widely Used Pesticide Even Though EPA Won’t

The pesticide chlorpyrifos has been linked to developmental problems in children. Some state and federal lawmakers want the chemical banned, but federal regulators are fighting to keep it on the market.

Navigating Aging

Researchers Seek Sage Advice Of Elders On Aging Issues

The Bureau of Sages, a group of frail, older adults, gives feedback to researchers about what matters to older adults.

Liquid Gold

Pain Clinics' Doctors Needlessly Tested Hundreds Of Urine Samples, Court Records Show

Whistleblower lawsuits accuse Tennessee chain of bilking millions from Medicare for unnecessary urine drug tests.

Amid Opioid Prescriber Crackdown, Health Officials Reach Out To Pain Patients

After dozens of health care workers were charged with illegally prescribing opioids in Appalachia, local health agencies are trying to make sure chronic pain patients don't fall through the cracks.

Special Coverage

Lethal Plans

When seniors turn to suicide in long-term care.

'Medieval Diseases' Flare

Outbreaks of infectious diseases are resurging in California and around the country, particularly among homeless populations.

Botched Operation

Death By 1,000 Clicks

Where electronic health records went wrong.

Look Up Your Hospital

Is It Being Penalized By Medicare?

Bill Of The Month

This investigation by KHN and NPR dissects and explains your medical bills every month in order to shed light on U.S. health care prices and to help patients learn how to be more active in managing costs.

Finding Homeless Patients A Place To Heal

Starting July 1, California hospitals must keep a log of the homeless patients they discharge and where they go.

Tainted Drugs

Tainted Drugs

When medicine makes patients sicker.

Psychiatric ERs

Hospitals are opening emergency units that calmly cater to patients with mental health needs.

Mourning Paradise

The depth of psychological damage after the fire in Paradise, Calif., may depend on how much help residents are getting now.

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‘Faking It?’

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