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When Teens Abuse Parents, Shame And Secrecy Make It Hard To Seek Help

Most domestic assault offenders are adults, but about 1 in 12 who come to the attention of law enforcement are minors, according to a 2008 study by the U.S. Justice Department. In half of those cases, the victim was a parent, most often the mother.

Books, Binders, Bleed-Control Kits: How School Shootings Are Changing Classroom Basics

School districts around the country, including in Texas, Indiana, Illinois and Arkansas, now require bleeding-control kits and training at their public schools in this era of mass shootings.

Among U.S. States, New York's Suicide Rate Is The Lowest. How’s That?

Suicide rates across the country have been rising for 20 years. That’s true in New York, too, but even so, its rate is about half that of the country as a whole.

In Campaign To Stop Teen Vaping, States Turn To Tried-And-True Remedy: Taxes

Historically, taxation has been an effective tool in reducing the number of people who smoke. So 20 states and the District of Columbia have begun implementing taxes on vaping products as they seek to stop young people from getting addicted.

Postcard From The Judicial Branch

Supreme Court Seems Sympathetic To Insurers In Obamacare Case

Justices from the right and left ask whether Congress needs to keep its promises.

Special Coverage

Hidden Harm

Hidden Harm

Medical device failures brought to light now bolster lawsuits and research.

Hospital Alarms Torment Patients

"I feel like I'm in jail."

Look Up Your Hospital

Is It Being Penalized By Medicare?

Botched Operation

No Safety Switch

How lax oversight of electronic health records puts patients at risk.

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.

Death Toll Rising From Tainted Drug

While the U.S. continues to focus mainly on the opioid crisis, cocaine is quietly making a comeback and has become one of the biggest overdose killers of African Americans when tainted with fentanyl.

'Health Care For All'

Defining the debate on health care coverage.

Drug Deals And Food Gone Bad Plague Corner Stores

How neighbors are fighting back.

An Arm And A Leg

An Arm And A Leg

For artist inspired by illness, "gratitude outweighs pain."

Weekly Podcast

KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: We Spend HOW MUCH On Health Care?

Daily Cartoon

‘Hooked On A Feeling’

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