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Passengers on massive cruise ships could be struck by norovirus or accidents ranging from falls to broken bones. Then what?
Democratic governors and mayors are unveiling new ideas to control costs and expand coverage. The federal government shutdown has spared most health agencies, but not all. And learn the latest on that lawsuit out of Texas, which is threatening the Affordable Care Act once again. Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times, Anna Edney of Bloomberg News and Rebecca Adams of CQ Roll Call join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss these issues and, for “extra credit,” provide their favorite health policy stories of the week. Rovner also interviews KHN’s Jordan Rau about the latest “Bill of the Month.”
Washing poultry or meat before cooking it can do more harm than good — spreading pathogens that can be killed only in the cooking process. But the practice persists. Here’s what you need to know this holiday season.
There’s no federal requirement that your holiday bird be free of salmonella, so consumers bear the burden of keeping food safe.
The Golden State, with the rare support of the Trump administration, is seeking to circumvent a court order that would require cancer warnings in every establishment that sells a hot cup of Joe.
For some federal health programs, a shuttered government means business as usual. But the congressional impasse over funding will hit others hard.
From nutrition assistance programs to preventing food-borne illness, the Agriculture Department is keenly involved in health policy.
A new label for mechanically tenderized beef helps consumers avoid foodborne illness.
But the authors caution against concluding that folic acid is ineffective.
The FDA issued a big recall of frozen foods this week. Here’s what you need to know about the nasty bug that’s causing all the problems.
During a recent, widespread food poisoning outbreak in San Jose, some of the most detailed accounts surfaced on the popular consumer review site.