Best Reads Of The Week With Brianna Labuskes

Readers And Tweeters Are Buzzing Over ‘Bill Of The Month’

Bike Diplomacy: Promoting American Culture and Education in Turkmenistan

Exchanges and #GlobalSecurity

Viewpoints: Tougher Work Rules For Poor People Getting SNAP Creates Fatter Government; Get Med Students Up To Speed On Addiction Treatment

State Highlights: Patients Suffer Some Of Worst Heart Transplant Outcomes At Renowned Houston Center; Report Criticizes Hepatitis A Crisis Response In San Diego

Increased Spending From Georgia Expanding Medicaid Would Be Offset By Savings From Benefits Of The Decision

The Big Risks And Rewards Of Artificial Intelligence Playing A Role In Doctors’ Visits

New Allegations Emerge Against University of Southern California’s Longtime Campus Gynecologist

Most Americans Think The Opioid Epidemic Is A Problem — Just Not One That’s In Their Backyard

$10B Deal To Overhaul VA’s Digital Health Records Signed Despite Warnings It Could Prove To Be Boondoggle

NIH Suspends Enrollment In Drinking Study As Director Worries That Potential Ethical Breach Is ‘Tip Of A Larger Iceberg’

California Predicts Premium Increase Of 11%, Plus Drop In Enrollment

Newly Approved Drug Ushers In Hopeful Era For Patients Who Experience Debilitating Migraines

First Edition: May 18, 2018

First Edition: May 18, 2018

Between Death And Deportation

Between Death And Deportation

Vermont Legislators Pass A Drug Importation Law. So What?

Vermont Legislators Pass A Drug Importation Law. So What?

Research Roundup: Prescription For Drug Reform; Sexual Orientation and Depression in Adolescents

Research Roundup: Prescription For Drug Reform; Sexual Orientation and Depression in Adolescents

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Much Ado About Drug Prices

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Much Ado About Drug Prices

Exchange Alumni in Action: Tackling the Opioid Crisis

Is FDA Commissioner Realizing That America’s War on Opioids Has Become a War on Patients?

Viewpoints: Trump’s Ideas On Prescription Drug Prices Put Patients Last; EPA Fails Duty To Report Real News On Water Quality

Viewpoints: Trump’s Ideas On Prescription Drug Prices Put Patients Last; EPA Fails Duty To Report Real News On Water Quality

Perspectives: Drug Policies On Opioid Prescriptions Fall Short; Why Jack Up Costs Of Life-Saving Naloxone?

Perspectives: Drug Policies On Opioid Prescriptions Fall Short; Why Jack Up Costs Of Life-Saving Naloxone?

Longer Looks: Caregivers In Prison; Medicare For All; Drunken Driving Laws

Longer Looks: Caregivers In Prison; Medicare For All; Drunken Driving Laws

State Highlights: Ohio City’s Last Abortion Clinic Reopens For Business; Sacramento Approves Hospice For Terminally Ill Homeless People

State Highlights: Ohio City’s Last Abortion Clinic Reopens For Business; Sacramento Approves Hospice For Terminally Ill Homeless People

At Site For Proposed Border Wall Sits A Community That’s Burdened By Poor Health

At Site For Proposed Border Wall Sits A Community That’s Burdened By Poor Health

There’s Still Little Proof To Back Up Hype Over Combination Cancer Immunotherapies

There’s Still Little Proof To Back Up Hype Over Combination Cancer Immunotherapies

Screening Rates For Lung Cancer ‘Truly Abysmal,’ Study Finds

Screening Rates For Lung Cancer ‘Truly Abysmal,’ Study Finds

Study Shows Breast Cancer Treatment Can Be Cut In Half: There’s No Longer A ‘Need To Throw The Kitchen Sink At It’

Study Shows Breast Cancer Treatment Can Be Cut In Half: There’s No Longer A ‘Need To Throw The Kitchen Sink At It’

San Francisco Launches Initiative To Seek Out Drug Users And Offer Anti-Addiction Prescriptions On The Street

San Francisco Launches Initiative To Seek Out Drug Users And Offer Anti-Addiction Prescriptions On The Street

First Nonopioid Treatment To Ease Withdrawal Symptoms Approved By FDA

First Nonopioid Treatment To Ease Withdrawal Symptoms Approved By FDA

First Edition: May 17, 2018

Opioid Overdoses Are Rising Faster Among Latinos Than Whites Or Blacks. Why?

California’s Deadly STD Epidemic Sets Record

The State of Immigration Enforcement

Trump’s New Arms Sales Policy: What You Should Know

Public Schooling Battles: April Dispatch

Italy’s Center of Excellence for Stability Police Units Trains Police for Peacekeeping Operations

Viewpoints: After Corporations, Wealthy People Get A Boost, Brutality Takes Over Policies; Where’s The Research On Women’s Heart Disease?

Perspectives: Notion That Drug Costs In The United States Are Determined By Open Competition Is Fiction

‘We’ve Gone From The Farm To The Pharm’: How The ‘Diabetes Belt’ Is Embracing This Insulin-Maker

State Highlights: Chicago Teens Take On Gun Violence As Peace Warriors; Maryland Prohibits Gay Conversion Therapy For Minors

Judge Overturns Calif. Aid-In-Dying Law, Saying Legislature Illegally Passed Bill In Special Health Care Session

Cherokee Nation’s Aggressive Program For Treating Hep C Eyed As Potential National Treatment Model

State AGs Challenge Administration’s Proposed Funding Changes To Family Planning Services

Iowa’s Restrictive ‘Heartbeat Bill’ Challenged By Abortion Rights Advocates

Six More States File Suit Against Purdue Pharma Over Its Alleged Role In Opioid Crisis

In Midst Of Enthusiasm Over Revamping Medicaid, CMS Draws The Line At Lifetime Limits

First Edition: May 16, 2018

California Hospital Giant Sutter Health Faces Heavy Backlash On Prices

Reversing An Overdose Isn’t Complicated, But Getting The Antidote Can Be

U.S.-India Joint Training Further Strengthens Peacekeeping Missions in Africa

Could Next Vice Chair Bring A New Rule to the Fed?

The Age of Discretion, As the Post Sees It

Viewpoints: No Wonder Drug Company Profits Will Be Great Again; Opioid Crisis Plays Big Role In Labor-Force Decline

Viewpoints: No Wonder Drug Company Profits Will Be Great Again; Opioid Crisis Plays Big Role In Labor-Force Decline

Parsing Policy: Time To Cut Out CHIP Funds, Tame Spending; Soaring Preliminary Figures For Obamacare Premiums Are Troubling

Parsing Policy: Time To Cut Out CHIP Funds, Tame Spending; Soaring Preliminary Figures For Obamacare Premiums Are Troubling

State Highlights: As STD Rates Hit Record High In California, Stillbirths Also Climb; Texas Asks For Federal Funding For Women’s Health Program

State Highlights: As STD Rates Hit Record High In California, Stillbirths Also Climb; Texas Asks For Federal Funding For Women’s Health Program

Do-It-Yourself Gene-Editing Revolution Poised To Go Catastrophically Wrong

Do-It-Yourself Gene-Editing Revolution Poised To Go Catastrophically Wrong

Melania Trump’s Embolization Procedure Explained

Melania Trump’s Embolization Procedure Explained

Maryland Gets Green Light For Unique All-Payer Model Geared Toward Helping State Control Health Costs

Maryland Gets Green Light For Unique All-Payer Model Geared Toward Helping State Control Health Costs

‘There Will Be A Budget’: A Top Virginia Republican Promises That Lawmakers Will Iron Out Medicaid Differences

‘There Will Be A Budget’: A Top Virginia Republican Promises That Lawmakers Will Iron Out Medicaid Differences

Providers Eager For Amazon To Expand Into Medical Supply Space, Disrupt Prices

Providers Eager For Amazon To Expand Into Medical Supply Space, Disrupt Prices

Doctors Who Receive Freebies From Drug Companies Tend To Prescribe More Opioids

Doctors Who Receive Freebies From Drug Companies Tend To Prescribe More Opioids

Vulnerable Patients To Lose Care If Trump Carries Through With Family Planning Program Changes, Democrats Warn

Vulnerable Patients To Lose Care If Trump Carries Through With Family Planning Program Changes, Democrats Warn

First Edition: May 15, 2018

Lack Of Insurance Exposes Blind Spots In Vision Care

Will We Still Be Relevant ‘When We’re 64’?

Central Americans Assimilate Very Well

Show Me the (Education) Money, Tar Heel Edition!

Victory for Defendant Autonomy and the Criminal Jury Trial in McCoy v. Louisiana

You Shouldn’t Need a License to Braid Hair

Federalism Wins Supreme Court Jackpot

Are “Fatal” Opioid Concentrations Really Fatal?

Viewpoints: GOP Wants To Dismantle VA For All The Wrong Reasons; Pence’s Plan On Abstinence For Teens Is Ridiculous

Viewpoints: GOP Wants To Dismantle VA For All The Wrong Reasons; Pence’s Plan On Abstinence For Teens Is Ridiculous