Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ What Next For The VA?

Viewpoints: Pro-Work Obsession Of Both Parties Overlooks The Virtue Of Rest; Remove Shame To Help Those Entrapped By The Opioid Crisis

Longer Looks: Fentanyl’s New Victims; Short-Term Insurance; And The Science Of Drinking

State Highlights: Advocates Call On New York Senate To Ban Conversion Therapy; Some Blue Cross Patients Face Paying 100% Of ER Visits In Texas

As Minibrain Research Continues To Progress, Scientists Begin To Wade Through Ethical Complexities

E. Coli Outbreak Continues To Grow While Source Still Remains Unknown

Should Doctors Offer Immunotherapy To Terminal Cancer Patients? Some Are Rolling The Dice

Frustrated By Lack Of Research On Gun Violence, Governors Plan To ‘Take Matters Into Our Own Hands’

Trendy Startups Are Raring To Ride Telemedicine Wave, But Reality Putting Damper On Enthusiasm

McKesson Absolves Itself Of Blame In Opioid Crisis, Claiming Managers ‘Worked In Earnest’ To Meet DEA Rules

From Ballot Initiatives To Work Requirements: Medicaid Is Undergoing A Major Shift From Previous Years

First Edition: April 26, 2018

‘Rapid Autopsy’ Programs Seek Clues To Cancer Within Hours Of Death

Hospitals Lure Diabetes Patients With Self-Care Courses, But Costs Can Weigh Heavily

Facebook Live: Confronting Opioid Addiction

Kim Jong-un’s New Line and U.S. Negotiating Strategy

Pretextual Stops and the General Warrant: Stopping the March of the Whren Doctrine

Fighting Malaria and Saving Lives

10 Ways USAID Supports Routine Immunization Around the World

Nicaragua and the Irony behind its Orthodox Economic Policies

Some More Insensitivity about Global Warming

Still No Crisis At the Border

A Troubling Nomination to the U.S. Sentencing Commission

Travel Ban Argument: Weird Cases Make for Bad Law

Will Regulations Create Big Marijuana?

A Preliminary Assessment of the Amended KORUS FTA

Clarida Nomination Completes the Fed’s Triumvirate

Viewpoints: Equip First Responders With Naloxone To Combat Opioid Crisis; Women In Rural Areas Hit Hard By Abortion Restrictions

Different Takes: Foot-Dragging On Ronny Jackson Hearings Is The Right Step; VA Needs A Leader: Jackson Fits The Mold

Perspectives: Pharmaceutical Innovation Will Become Meaningless If No One Can Afford Breakthrough Drugs

5 Steps The U.S. Could Take To Rein In Those Skyrocketing Drug Prices

State Highlights: Virginia Governor Names New Behavioral Health Leaders; Ben Carson In Los Angeles On Homelessness Fact-Finding Mission

Researchers Attribute California’s Decline In Gun Deaths To A Reduction Of Gang Violence

Secret Repository Kept Well-Stocked In Case Of Bioterror Attack, Pandemic, Or Major Public Health Crisis

Oregon’s Model Of Caring For Criminally Insane Is Expensive But Also Successful

Recycling Donated Organs? Doctor Breaks Taboo Of Re-Using Kidneys In Midst Of Shortage

Speculation Swirls Over Florida’s Possible Medicaid Expansion As State Doles Out Contracts

First Edition: April 25, 2018

California Lawmakers Seek Reparations For People Sterilized By The State

Peak Health Plan Premiums Give Rise To Activism — And Unconventional Solutions

A Jobs Guaranteed Economic Disaster

The ‘Unbreakable’ U.S.-France Alliance: President Trump Hosts French President Macron for a State Visit

G-7 Foreign Ministers Address Global Political and Security Issues

Jesner v. Arab Bank: Court Tightens Lid on Alien Tort Statute

The Toronto “Van Incident” and Terrorism in Canada

Allegations Directed Toward VA Nominee Include Practice Of Overprescribing, Drinking On The Job

Viewpoints: Pros And Cons Of Trump’s Work Requirements; Does The FDA Have Any Idea What’s Going On With The Opioid Epidemic?

State Highlights: Kansas’ Child Welfare Leader Requests $24M To Turn System Around; Minnesota County Launches New Focus On HIV Prevention

California Must Move Toward Single Payer To Avoid Fiscal Emergency, Gubernatorial Candidate Says

Familiar Double Helix DNA Strands Aren’t The Only Ones That Show Up In Human Cells

Doctors Need To Make Postpartum Maternal Care An Ongoing Process, New Guidelines Recommend

What Happens When Voters OK Medicaid Expansion, But Governor Refuses To Listen?

Humana To Scoop Up Curo As Part Of Plan To Create Nation’s Largest Hospice Operator

Indicator Of Hospitals’ Financial Health Hits Low Not Seen In Past Decade

Prince’s Family Sues Hospital, Walgreens Pharmacy Over Performer’s Death From Fentanyl Overdose

Can Failed Weight Loss Drugs Be Repurposed To Fight Opioid Addiction?

First Edition: April 24, 2018

4 New Ways You Can Avoid Fines For Not Having Health Insurance

Choice Of Bay Area For AIDS Conference Exposes Tension Among Activists

New York Times Succumbs to The False Narrative Driving Opioid Policy-and Deaths

The Readout: A Conversation on Confronting the Opioid Crisis

Supreme Court Hard to Predict in Important Securities Case

Wisconsin’s Butter Scheme Is Udderly Cheesy

Study: Nearly Three-Quarters Of Commonly Used Medical Scopes Tainted By Bacteria

Study: Nearly Three-Quarters Of Commonly Used Medical Scopes Tainted By Bacteria

USA Today: Local Police Acquiring Less Military Gear from Feds

Criminal Conviction Rates in Texas in 2016

Connecting Communities Through English Language Education Programs

Does the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Have an Obligation to Rubberstamp Mike Pompeo?

U.S. Approves Far Fewer Muslim Refugees, Immigrants, & Travelers

Viewpoints: End The Shameful Maternal Mortality Increase Among Black Women; Red States Aim To Overturn Roe V. Wade

Viewpoints: End The Shameful Maternal Mortality Increase Among Black Women; Red States Aim To Overturn Roe V. Wade

State Highlights: New York Lawmakers Examine Aid-In-Dying Proposal; Colorado Workers End Up With Higher Health Care Costs Than National Average

State Highlights: New York Lawmakers Examine Aid-In-Dying Proposal; Colorado Workers End Up With Higher Health Care Costs Than National Average

New York Tries To Curb Soaring Maternal Mortality Rates With Doulas

New York Tries To Curb Soaring Maternal Mortality Rates With Doulas

Bystanders Can Save Lives In Mass Shooting Events—Especially If They’re Trained On Basic Strategies

Bystanders Can Save Lives In Mass Shooting Events—Especially If They’re Trained On Basic Strategies

Aging Baby Boomers And Obesity Epidemic Driving Increase In Arthritis Cases—Many Of Which Are Undiagnosed

Aging Baby Boomers And Obesity Epidemic Driving Increase In Arthritis Cases—Many Of Which Are Undiagnosed

How Scientists Decide When A Vaccine’s Risks Outweigh The Number Of People It Will Help

How Scientists Decide When A Vaccine’s Risks Outweigh The Number Of People It Will Help

Starting Fight Against Opioid Crisis Young: Ohio Incorporates Drug Abuse Education Into Kindergarten Classes

Starting Fight Against Opioid Crisis Young: Ohio Incorporates Drug Abuse Education Into Kindergarten Classes

Hospitals That Have Always Been Hesitant To Go Global Start Looking Beyond Their Home Turf

Hospitals That Have Always Been Hesitant To Go Global Start Looking Beyond Their Home Turf

PhRMA Spent Big On Lobbying In Record-Breaking First Quarter

PhRMA Spent Big On Lobbying In Record-Breaking First Quarter

Administration Poised To Roll Back Rule That Protects Transgender People From Health Care Discrimination

First Edition: April 23, 2018

Texas Disability Groups Want A Voice At The Table In Gun Debate

U.S. Diplomats Celebrate Earth Day 2018

Happy Earth Day!

Adapting U.S. Foreign Policy to a Changing World

Earth Day 2018: Managing Mismanaged Waste and Marine Debris

This Week at State: April 20, 2018

Show Me the (Education) Money!

Must-Reads Of The Week From Brianna Labuskes

Does Pruitt Have a Point about Science?

The Canadian Supreme Court Turns Down a Chance To Establish Free Trade Within Canada