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KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Contemplating a Post-‘Roe’ World

Article by KHN on Feb 24, 2022

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Readers and Tweeters Have Mental Health Care on Their Minds

Article by KHN on Feb 24, 2022

Letters to the Editor is a periodic feature. We welcome all comments and will publish a selection. We edit for length and clarity and require full names.

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Why Pregnant People Were Left Behind While Vaccines Moved at ‘Warp Speed’ to Help the Masses

Article by KHN on Feb 24, 2022

Kia Slade was seven months pregnant, unvaccinated, and fighting for breath, her oxygen levels plummeting, when her son came into the world last May.

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Covid Aid to Protect Montana Prisons and Jails Sits Unused

Article by KHN on Feb 24, 2022

Last summer, Montana created a list of more than a dozen upgrades for its state prison facilities to protect inmates and staffers from covid-19 infections, all of which would be paid for with nearly $2.5 million in federal covid relief money.

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Watch: Seniors Share How They’ve Made It Through the Pandemic

Article by KHN on Feb 24, 2022

Too often the voices of older people are not heard. Judith Graham, KHN’s Navigating Aging columnist, invited nine seniors from across the country to talk candidly about their highs and lows as they enter Year 3 of the pandemic, with lives reordered by risk and restriction. 

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Missouri Takes Months to Process Medicaid Applications — Longer Than Law Allows

Article by KHN on Feb 18, 2022

Bram Sable-Smith and Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News

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As Covid Slogs On, Seniors Find Fortitude Waning and Malaise Growing

Article by KHN on Feb 18, 2022

Bram Sable-Smith and Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News

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‘I Just Want to Stay in One Spot’: From Homeless to Housed in Rugged Del Norte

Article by KHN on Feb 18, 2022

Bram Sable-Smith and Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News

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KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: It’s Health Costs, Stupid (2022 Edition)

Article by KHN on Feb 17, 2022

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As Politics Infects Public Health, Private Companies Profit

Article by KHN on Feb 17, 2022

Nina Feldman, WHYY

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