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A study in Health Affairs shows that people who receive federal housing vouchers and other forms of public housing assistance are more likely to have health insurance and get regular medical care.
A forum for Asian immigrants in Oakland draws a crowd so large some attendees had to be seated in an overflow room. Many immigrants are eager for information relevant to them as changes to the health care system are debated in Washington.
One flew a plane at 97; the other went to college at 92. But these two friends are proudest of their legacies of kindness.
One in 9 Medicare enrollees have COPD and many of them can’t afford the inhalers that keep them out of the emergency room.
More of the research studies being presented at the world’s largest annual gathering of cancer scientists comes from abroad.
Tending to somebody you love who has a debilitating condition can be physically and emotionally overwhelming. Here are some tips and resources to help you stay strong.
Older adults who face an uncertain future reach out to trusted friends to guide them.
In the early stages of the Senate’s attempts to write a health care bill, a Republican and a Democrat each solicit constituents’ Obamacare experiences from opposite ends of the spectrum.
The legislation would revive the age-old practice of paying providers for every service they perform — a recipe for a busted budget, some experts say. Backers say the bill is a work in progress.
While nearly half of Americans support Obamacare, fewer than a third are in favor of the Republican replacement legislation.
Freedom Health and Optimum HealthCare agreed to settle a lawsuit alleging they overbilled Medicare.
Health care workers and families are trying new ways of greeting people in two neonatal intensive care units at UCLA, hoping to reduce infections and protect fragile babies.
A new JAMA study examines how drug rebates can direct money to middlemen and force Medicare patients to cough up more money.
Prosecutors say hedge-fund traders made millions trading on information leaked from Medicare.
The Zika virus, which made its appearance in the U.S. last summer, is still not well understood, and federal and state officials are not sure what to expect this year.
Federal officials relaxed their rules this month about how brokers and insurers can work with individuals to apply for health law policies.
“It’s unconscionable that such a basic, security 101 flaw could still exist at a major health care provider,” says one cybersecurity expert.
KHN’s Mary Agnes Carey and Julie Rovner discuss some of the developments that shook up health news this week.
A question about the Obamacare repeal bill turned into a rumble in the Montana special election — portending tough times ahead for Republicans.
Despite a culture clash and lack of time and training, ER doctors see how palliative care averts suffering for elderly patients with serious illnesses.