This Thanksgiving, Carve Out Time To Talk About End-Of-Life Wishes

A vital tradition is gaining steam as more families use the holiday gathering to discuss and document advance-care plans.

Doctor’s Rx For A Stiff Knee: A Prescription For 90 Percocet Pills

Following minor surgery, KHN’s consumer columnist sees how easily doctors offer pain pills, fueling epidemic of opioid addiction.

Years Before Heading Offshore, Herpes Researcher Experimented In U.S.

Southern Illinois University’s William Halford conducted unregulated human herpes experiments in hotels near university campus, emails show.

Podcast: 'What The Health?' Meanwhile, In Other Health News…

In this episode of “What the Health?” Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Joanne Kenen of Politico, Alice Ollstein of Talking Points Memo and Sarah Jane Tribble of Kaiser Health News discuss some of the under-covered health stories of the past several weeks, including drug price issues, the opioid epidemic and women’s reproductive health.

Problems With Your Hospital Care? Speak Up!

If you’re in the hospital and aren’t happy with how they are treating you, here are some simple steps to improve your situation.

Special Coverage

Hospice Patients Abandoned

U.S. hospice agencies promise to be available around the clock to help patients die at home. But a Kaiser Health News investigation shows that in an alarming number of cases, that promise is broken.

Meet The Medicaid Nation

Those relying on the federal government's safety net are grandmothers, the kid next door, your supermarket cashier — maybe even you.

Open Enrollment

In most states, open enrollment for the federal health law’s marketplace ends Dec. 15, about six weeks sooner than past years.

Navigating Aging

Judith Graham's column focuses on medical issues and advice associated with aging and end-of-life care.

Liquid Gold

Pain doctors soak up profits by screening urine for drugs.

The Orphan Drug Machine

Drugmakers rush into the marketplace with rare disease treatments. What's the impact on prescription costs?

Repeal & Replace Watch

Treating Cancer: Hope Vs. Hype

Find out how new cancer drugs are approved and priced — and how well they work.

Baltimore's Other Divide

In a city renowned for elite hospitals, the system fails to deliver the same results for the poor as it does for the wealthy.

Weekly Podcast

Podcast: ‘What The Health?’ Meanwhile, In Other Health News…

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‘Liquid Courage?’

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