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Listen: A Blitz Of Health Care Bills

Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News’ chief Washington correspondent, talks with Robin Young on “Here and Now” about Democrats’ plans to push a package of health care bills through the House this week. The measure will give lawmakers a talking point about their efforts to bolster the Affordable Care Act after the Trump administration has sought… Read More »

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What you need to know about claims of health care ‘firsts’

Spot the word “first” in a headline and you might assume a major milestone has been reached. Think first person on the moon, first woman on the Supreme Court. But in health care news, things heralded for being first might not amount to a clear advance for patients. Take two recent FDA announcements that made… Read More »

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Hundreds of Victorians abused in care

Eight deaths and 178 abuse cases – including both adults and children – have been recorded among Victorians in care this year, the state government says. Child Protection and Family Services data published this week recorded 427 major incidents between January 1 and March 31. The report refers to adults and children in the family… Read More »

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