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Rural Americans in Pharmacy Deserts Hurting for Covid Vaccines

Pharmacies are poised to start filling the gaps to vaccinate all of America against covid. Where does that leave people in rural counties that lack pharmacies?


In California, Caregivers of People With Disabilities Are Being Turned Away at COVID Vaccine Sites

Parents and caregivers of people with disabilities in California are supposed to be near the front of the line for the covid-19 vaccine. But some are hitting roadblocks at vaccination sites.


Lost on the Frontline: New This Week

As of Wednesday, the ongoing KHN-Guardian project is investigating 3,507 deaths of U.S. health workers in the fight against covid-19. Today we add 15 profiles, including a stern psychiatrist who commanded respect, a "superwoman" nurse who gave birth just before being placed on a ventilator and a physician who refused to retire when the pandemic hit. Our interactive database investigates the question: Did they have to die?

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Children’s Hospitals Grapple With Young Covid 'Long Haulers'

Pediatric hospitals are creating clinics for the increasing number of children reporting lingering covid symptoms similar to those that plague some adults long after they have recovered.

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States Aim to Chip Away at Abortion Rights With Supreme Court in Mind

Legislatures in conservative-leaning states across the country are pushing bills that would restrict abortion and, with a conservative Supreme Court in place, could erode abortion protections under Roe v. Wade.

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Read our latest coverage of the coronavirus outbreak.

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The ACA Marketplace Is Open Again for Insurance Sign-Ups

Here’s what you need to know.

Look Up Your Hospital

Is It Being Penalized By Medicare?

Gene Screenings Hold Disease Clues

But unexplained anomalies often raise fears.

Postcard from the Coachella Valley

Photo Essay

Dispelling vaccine misinformation and myths in California's breadbasket.

Bill Of The Month

This investigation by KHN and NPR dissects and explains your medical bills every month.

Lost On The Frontline

A collaboration between The Guardian and KHN that aims to document the lives of health care workers in the U.S. who die from COVID-19.


PolitiFact and KHN team up to truth-squad health care claims made by politicians and policymakers leading up to the 2020 election.

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New Single-Payer Bill Intensifies Newsom’s Political Peril

With the introduction of a single-payer bill Friday, a group of California Democratic lawmakers set the terms of the health care debate in the Capitol this year. The move puts Gov. Gavin Newsom in a delicate political position, threatening to alienate voters as he faces a likely recall election.

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‘Cover Up?’

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