It's also surpassing every winter flu season since 2003, when the government changed the way it measures flu.
By Maureen Mavrinac, Health Affairs
This primary care physician has been frustrated with the one-on-one doctor visit model for years. But what if there's a better way for doctors and patients to give and receive care?…
By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News
With all states now reporting, ACA plan enrollment ticked downward this year, a report out Wednesday shows, but states running their own marketplaces saw slight gains and did better than those relying on the federal exchange.
The messy months-long debate over funding that shut down the government in January now entangles community health clinics, which serve one out of 12 Americans.
Local law enforcement in Chillicothe, Ohio, have found their own way to respond to a slew of fatal opioid overdoses in their community. The Post Overdose Response Team (PORT) sets out each week to find every person in their county…
By Dr. Amber Robins and Laura Santhanam
It's easy for politics to dominate our news feeds these days. But there are many important stories in the health and medical communities, too. Here's what we're reading now.
By JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News
Citing runaway costs and a focus on patients taking responsibility for their health, Republicans have vowed to roll back the benefits, cut federal funding and give states more power to eliminate services they consider unaffordable.
By PBS NewsHour
Now that more than half a million Rohingya, a Muslim minority, have fled Myanmar from rape, murder and other forms of ethnic cleansing to bordering Bangladesh, humanitarian aids are trying to assess the psychological tolls among the survivors. From depression…
By PBS NewsHour
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have declared this year’s flu outbreak to be the worst on record since the 2009 flu pandemic. Last week, one in 15 doctors' appointments were made for flu symptoms, and 37 children have…
By Melissa Bailey, Kaiser Health News
Efforts to expand physician-assisted death, which is legal in six states and Washington, D.C., are met with powerful resistance from religious groups, disability advocates and the medical establishment.
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