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For Boomers Reframing Aging, Age-Proofing A Home Won’t Come Cheap

More baby boomers look forward to aging in place — in their homes, rather than in a care facility. But the costs of retrofitting a house is likely prohibitive for many Americans.

For Generation Juul, Nicotine Addiction Happens Fast And Is Hard To Shake

One in 4 high school seniors report vaping in the previous month. Teens talk about how quickly vaping became ingrained in teen culture and how hard it is to quit vaping nicotine.

Whistleblower Alleges Medicare Fraud At Iconic Seattle-Based Health Plan

A lawsuit against Group Health surfaces as the White House promotes Medicare Advantage for seniors.

Must-Reads Of The Week From Brianna Labuskes

Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes wades through hundreds of health care policy stories each week, so you don’t have to.

Postcard From Germany

In Hamburg, ‘Gesundheit’ Means More Than A Wish For Good Health

Even with Germany’s generous universal coverage, sizable health disparities persist between Hamburg’s wealthier and poorer neighborhoods. Two health centers are among those trying to close the gaps.

Special Coverage

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.

Explainer Video

Defining the debate on health care coverage.


‘UVA Has Ruined Us’

Health system sues thousands of patients, seizing paychecks and claiming homes

Look Up Your Hospital

Is It Being Penalized By Medicare?

Cosmetic Surgery

And the secret world of Instagram Dolls

Want To Reduce Suicides?

Follow the data to medical offices, motels and even animal shelters.

‘We Vape, We Vote’

How vaping crackdowns are politicizing vapers.

Campaign Contributions Tracker

Pharma Cash To Congress

The KHN database tracks campaign donations from drugmakers over the past 10 years.

No Mercy

Dealing with hospital closure, pioneer Kansas town asks: What comes next?

Weekly Podcast

KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: Democrats Do Drugs (Prices)

Daily Cartoon

‘Block Head?’

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