Trump Is a Health Hazard to His Supporters
I’ll never forget how a man pulling an oxygen tank because of severe lung disease told me he would rather die than receive benefits from the Affordable Care Act because it used his tax dollars on “Mexicans and welfare queens."
Trump’s Plan to Eliminate AIDS Is Missing the Thing That Works Best
Making sure HIV-positive people have health insurance is key to ending the epidemic, yet the GOP is limiting the Medicaid expansion in several states.
People in Puerto Rico Can't Get the Same Hepatitis C Meds as Other American Citizens Do
Unlike states, Puerto Rico’s federal funding for Medicaid is capped, leaving health officials with a difficult choice when considering covering hepatitis C drugs.
Carmen Heredia Rodriguez, Kaiser Health News
This Brewing Healthcare Battle Is a Preview of the Medicare for All War
New York is on the verge of a Democrat-on-Democrat slugfest that will determine the state's healthcare future.
What It’s Like to Be a Woman Working in Construction
Solid union wages are a big draw—and a great equalizer—but being the only woman on a 500-person crew comes with its own set of challenges.
Most Money Advice Is Worthless When You’re Poor
Savings tips are classist garbage and belong in the trash.
My State Has the Highest Maternal Death Rate—Stacey Abrams Plans to Change That
Georgia is one of 17 states that has not expanded Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act. By refusing to do so, the state turned away federal funding that would essentially open the door for people like me to access health care.
A Day in the Life of a Home Health Aide Earning $13 an Hour
Home care workers take care of our most vulnerable populations for rock-bottom pay in a high-turnover job that is both tough and rewarding.
How to Find an Affordable Therapist
If you're on a tight budget, there are still a wide range of options to help you see a psychiatrist, psychologist, or mental health counselor.
Trump’s Latest Hire Could Dictate Where Women Get Their Healthcare
Mary Mayhew could block women from using their Medicaid insurance at reproductive health clinics for birth control and STD testing if the clinic also provides abortion.
Cancer Treatment Can Make People Infertile, But Insurance Companies Aren't Always Willing to Help
If young people with cancer want to have kids later, they might have to pay out of pocket for things like egg retrieval, egg and sperm storage, and treatments like IVF.
Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News
How to Find a Therapist You Can Actually Afford
With a single session costing as much as $300 in some cities, mental health care can feel more like a privilege than a right. We asked practitioners and patients alike for tips on how to make it work.