Health Nov 22

An empty room is seen in the isolation unit of Roseland Community Hospital as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, on the South Side of Chicago, Illinois, U.S., April 22, 2020. Photo by Shannon Stapleton/REUTERS
Over half of Mississippi’s rural hospitals are at risk of closing

The potential closures threaten to exacerbate poor health outcomes in one of the nation's poorest states. Experts at the hearing say the crux of the problem facing Mississippi's hospitals is that revenues have not kept pace with rising costs to…

Aug 07

Democrats pushed their election-year economic package to Senate passage Sunday, a hard-fought compromise less ambitious than President Joe Biden’s original domestic vision but one that still meets deep-rooted party goals of slowing global warming, moderating pharmaceutical costs and taxing immense corporations.