healthcare

healthcare

All States Need Emergency Contraception Vending Machines

Six new laws expanding reproductive health care access go into effect in Maine this week, which raises the question: Why not everywhere else?
Harron Walker
4 days ago
Auto workers

General Motors Is Now Screwing with Auto Workers' Healthcare

The move could even impact the strength and duration of the strike.
Alex Lubben
4 days ago
addiction

Doctors and Nurses Addicted to Opioids Are Often Barred from the Most Effective Treatment

Taking proven medications like buprenorphine and methadone could mean losing their medical licenses.
Emma Yasinski, Kaiser Health News
9.16.19
healthcare

Being Poor Literally Makes You Age Faster

Which makes you need medical care, which makes you even poorer...hmm!
Hannah Smothers
9.13.19
democratic debate

Bernie and Warren Ganged Up on Biden Over Medicare for All

“I know the senator said she’s for Bernie. Well, I’m for Barack," said former Vice President Joe Biden.
Morgan Baskin
9.13.19
Health

Florida Thinks a Solution to the Opioid Crisis Is... Massages

New rules in the state require providers to suggest some wildly unhelpful alternatives to prescription painkillers.
Hannah Smothers
9.12.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Opioid Overdose Deaths Go Up for New Moms after Childbirth. Here’s Why.

Following the shift in recovery focus to pregnancy and babies, states are recognizing that mothers have been cut out of the picture.
Cassandra Giraldo
9.11.19
healthcare

The Number Of Americans Without Health Insurance Rose for the First Time Since Obamacare

Uninsured rates had been declining since Obama's landmark health law was enacted in 2010.
Emma Ockerman
9.10.19
healthcare

Joe Biden: It Would Be an Insult to My Dead Son for Everyone to Have Healthcare

The former vice president released an ad invoking family tragedy and attacking rivals who have plans to ensure everyone has access to healthcare.
Tim Marchman
8.27.19
healthcare

Trump Is Scaring Immigrants Away from Healthcare Services to Help the Rich

The new public charge rule was created to isolate working class people from the healthcare benefits they need to survive.
Adam Gaffney, MD
8.16.19
LGBTQ

12 Reasons It Should Be Illegal for Doctors Not to Treat Trans People

"I could be denied critical, necessary, and immediate medical care that could leave me permanently injured or even dead."
Diana Tourjée
8.6.19
Health

Med Students Are Doing Vaginal Exams on Unconscious, Non-Consenting Patients

The practice is still legal in 42 states despite decades-long ethical concerns. In the #MeToo era, things are starting to change.
Hannah Harris Green
6.26.19
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