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Kidney failure afflicts Pacific Islanders at much higher rates, but for reasons that some say amount to discrimination, they don’t get transplants as often.
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The series puts the emphasis on the validity of a patient’s feelings and emotions surrounding a particular health encounter or experience.
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More states are lifting or reforming regulations governing the opening of new dialysis facilities.
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Here’s how to you can do an up-to-date analysis of tests, cases and deaths in your state.
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Veteran science journalist Lisa Krieger gives a quick masterclass on breaking down the crisis into meaningful stories.
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For nearly a year, the former competitors have gathered daily to share information on patients and staffing.
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The Affordable Care Act promises to expand health coverage to millions of Americans who would otherwise go without. Excluded are people living in the U.S. illegally who are barred from signing up and who won't be penalized for not carrying insurance.

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In January, California will shore up promises it made when launching its innovative prescription drug-tracking program with more funding and a better ability to find patients who doctor shop or physicians who prescribe an abnormal amount of opiates.

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Valley fever hasn’t generated significant research funding. What will help move the needle? A sustained effort by public health advocates, clinicians and patients and their families and continued attention from media outlets.

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The Los Angeles Times found that in four Southern California counties there was more than one death every day from drugs that a doctor prescribed. Can doctors be disciplined for their patients' overdosing?

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The nation’s overdose epidemic has entered a devastating new phase. Drugs laced with fentanyl and even more poisonous synthetics have flooded the streets, as the crisis spreads well beyond the rural, largely white communities that initially drew attention. The death rate is escalating twice as fast among Black people than among white people. This webinar will give journalists deep insights, fresh story ideas and practical tips for covering an epidemic that killed more than 107,000 people in the U.S. last year. Sign-up here!

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