Friday, May 17, 2013 - 9:40am
As the Medicaid expansion became a higher priority for lawmakers, two state bills that would eliminate a five-year waiting period to access a public health insurance program for at least 20,000 lawfully residing poor children failed to pass this year.
Friday, May 17, 2013 - 6:00am
After Kentucky Kernel reporter Aaron Smith directly called two other students to confirm a rumor and reported their status as new walk-on basketball players in the newspaper, the University of Kentucky barred Smith from covering the school’s annual event where reporters interview team members.
Friday, May 17, 2013 - 5:00am
What happens when you get up and move 10 minutes each day? Here's a look at how people across the country stopped what they were doing and collectively took Instant Recess to honor Antronette Yancey—physician, scientist, advocate—by exercising in a way she inspired.
Friday, May 17, 2013 - 12:00am
Interested in being a TV health care reporter/producer at Arizona Public Media or in writing about diseases for the Food and Drug Administration? Check out more opportunities from our weekly job listings.
Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 10:23am
Raj Kumari lost vision in her right eye due to measles. She was never vaccinated for the disease.
Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 5:00am
I had decided to get genetic testing, and I told everyone who cared that if it came back positive, I'd have both my breasts removed. I thought I was ready for that.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 5:00am
Some headlines earlier this week made it sound like the reigning orthodoxy of exclusive breast-feeding was crumbling. The actual study turns out to be quite a bit more narrow and nuanced than the headlines let on.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - 2:37pm
A viable treatment option for women who already have breast cancer, mastectomy has become a controversial procedure for women who want to reduce their chances of getting it in the first place.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - 5:00am
If the local children’s hospital that performs heart surgeries on kids has been suspended and is being investigated, the public deserves to know what’s going on. If the hospital is funded by public dollars, there should not be a fight over letting the public know what’s going on.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - 5:00am
Insurance premium rate hikes just keep coming. With these increases come lots of questions from the public, questions that journalists will be asked to address. Here's a primer on some of the nuts and bolts of rates and premiums, which, not so incidently are key to Obamacare's success or failure.
Monday, May 13, 2013 - 3:33pm
Laura Vollset, a Santa Cruz mother of twins, agreed to share her story of recovery from postpartum depression to encourage other mothers to see help.
Monday, May 13, 2013 - 5:00am
Researchers who have studied the disparity in educational achievement between rich and poor children over the last few decades have found more affluent children trump their peers before the first day of preschool.
Friday, May 10, 2013 - 5:00am
When dealing with skeptics of vaccine science, understanding their sacred values of prizing purity and independence can help communicate inoculation's benefits.
Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 6:00pm
Katie Forgette's new play, which has debuted in Seattle, captures the reality of life in adult homes. And it says a lot about political policy and philosophy.
Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 4:00pm
The Wall Street Journal is looking for a new member of its health care policy reporting team.