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Smoke from the deadly and destructive Camp Fire has caused air quality readings to spike into “hazardous” and “unhealthy” levels for millions of people far outside of the burn zones. Is smoky air the new normal for California?
In this episode of KHN’s “What the Health?” Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Stephanie Armour of The Wall Street Journal, Joanne Kenen of Politico and Anna Edney of Bloomberg News discuss the latest on open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act and Medicare; new moves by the Food and Drug Administration to regulate tobacco and nicotine products; and whether House Democrats will pursue a “Medicare-for-all” bill in the next Congress. Plus, for extra credit, the panelists recommend their favorite health policy books for your holiday reading and gifting pleasure.
Having fled quickly — often without medications, wheelchairs or pets to comfort them — refugees from the Camp Fire manage as best they can in makeshift shelters miles from home. A virus is spreading, and medical attention is spotty.
La administración Trump impulsa estos planes que no cumplen con los requisitos de ACA de proteger a los pacientes con condiciones preexistentes.
Hospitals are increasingly advertising medical services directly to patients to enhance their national brands. They think the image building improves their ability to negotiate with health plans and brings in wealthier patients.
Policyholders reason that their health is good — for now — and they don’t see the need for costly comprehensive coverage. Detractors say the plans undermine the Affordable Care Act, and agents advise reading the fine print. “You basically have to be in perfect health,” says one.
Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes wades through hundreds of health articles from the week so you don’t have to.
Alrededor del 60% de los perpetradores de este tipo de tiroteos tienen un historial de trastornos mentales graves, y no han recibido la atención médica que necesitan.
En su libro de memorias, la ex primera dama relata la dolorosa experiencia que tuvieron que vivir con Barack Obama al perder un embarazo.
The attention may help women understand that miscarriage is common but still not easily talked about.