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Health Care Stayed Front And Center At Democratic Debate

The topic, which polls show is top of mind among voters, kept returning throughout the fourth debate of Democratic presidential candidates.


Surprise Settlement In Sutter Health Antitrust Case

Sutter Health has reached a tentative settlement in an antitrust suit brought by the California Attorney General’s Office. Details have not been made public.

No More Tater Tots? California Schools Put Healthier Lunches To The Test

In the Golden State and elsewhere, school lunches include less meat, fewer processed foods and more fresh fruits, vegetables and whole grains. One of the challenges nutrition advocates face is a new directive from the Trump administration that cuts the other way.

Think ‘Medicare For All’ Is The Only Democratic Health Plan? Think Again

The Democratic presidential candidates have hit hard on health care, but generally the debates have centered on what kind of system candidates propose. The candidates’ ideas on many other issues, such as mental health and gun safety, have attracted much less attention.

California Governor’s Bill-Signing Marathon Offers Glimpse Of 2020 Issues

California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed off on an array of health care bills that will significantly affect the lives of Californians, including many college students, pregnant women, schoolchildren and dialysis patients.

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?’: Trump Merges Health And Immigration

Daily Cartoon

‘Frankenstein’s Regret’

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