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Women Applaud Michelle Obama’s Decision To Share Her Trauma Of Miscarriage

The attention may help women understand that miscarriage is common but still not easily talked about.

For Wildfire Safety, Only Particular Masks Guard Against Toxic Particulate Matter

As wildfires blaze in Northern and Southern California, millions of people outside of the burn zones are getting exposed to dangerous wildfire smoke. For those donning face masks for protection, only a specific mask will work.

New Congress To Tackle Burning Health Care Issues, Including Drug Prices

KHN’s Sarah Jane Tribble discusses the twists and turns with CBS News.

Must-Reads Of The Week From Brianna Labuskes

Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes wades through hundreds of health articles from the week so you don’t have to.

Childbirth In The Age Of Addiction: New Mom Worries About Maintaining Sobriety

For mothers in recovery from opioid addiction, narcotic pain relief during and after delivery can put sobriety at risk.

Special Coverage

Bill Of The Month

This investigation by Kaiser Health News 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.

Simple Surgeries. Tragic Results.

Despite Red Flags At Surgery Centers, Overseers Award Gold Seals

A decade ago, California stopped licensing surgery centers and then gave approval power to private accreditors that are commonly paid by the same centers they inspect.

KHN EXCLUSIVE

How America Got Hooked On A Deadly Drug

An inside look at how Purdue Pharma pushed OxyContin despite risks of addiction and fatalities.

Neglect Unchecked

'Like A Ghost Town'

Erratic nursing home staffing revealed through new records.

Pre$cription for Power

Patient Advocacy Groups Take In Millions From Drugmakers. Is There A Payback?

Kaiser Health News launches “Pre$cription for Power,” a groundbreaking database to expose Big Pharma’s ties to patient groups.

Fatal Shock

Avoidable Sepsis Infections Send Thousands Of Seniors To Gruesome Deaths

No one tracks sepsis cases closely enough to know how often these severe infections turn fatal. But the toll — both human and financial — is enormous, finds an investigation by KHN and the Chicago Tribune.

Investigation

Liquid Gold

Pain doctors soak up profits by screening urine for drugs.

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.

Unlocked And Loaded: Families Confront Dementia And Guns

As more Americans are diagnosed with dementia, families who have firearms struggle with ways to stay safe. A KHN investigation uncovered dozens of cases of deaths and injuries.

Weekly Podcast

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Doctors, Guns And Lame Ducks

Daily Cartoon

‘Career-Ender?’

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