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America’s Chronic Drug Shortage Problem

How one hospital is scrambling to deal with a shortage of a critical drug, and the changes needed to fix chronic supply chain issues.

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Answering the Call, Part 2: Struggling to Staff the Nation’s New Crisis Line

In Part 2 of our 988 series, the scramble to staff the new mental health crisis line and the lessons 988 can learn from 911.

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Can More Time on Medicaid Lower Maternal Deaths?

We explore the country’s high rates of pregnancy-related deaths and the potential impact Biden’s push to expand Medicaid coverage for pregnant people may have.

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Fixing the Obamacare ‘Glitch’ That Pushed One Couple to Divorce

The Biden administration is trying to close a gap in the Affordable Care Act that blocks 5 million people from getting affordable health care.

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Presenting Color Code: Dismantling Medical Racism Starts in the Classroom

From STAT’s “Color Code” podcast, a look at the groundswell of antiracism work in medicine and medical education, and the backlash these efforts have faced.

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How One Doctor Is Prepping for a World Without Roe

We talk with a Michigan OB-GYN determined to make sure her hospital is ready if abortion becomes illegal in her state.

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Too Healthy for the Hospital, Too Sick for the Streets

Medical respite — a decades-old way of caring for homeless people — is on the rise.

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The Sky-High Price of Insulin and What Lawmakers Are Trying To Do About It

We explore the high cost of insulin in the U.S. and Congress’ latest push to address those prices with Kaiser Health News reporter Bram Sable-Smith.

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How One Alzheimer’s Drug Is Changing the U.S. Drug Approval Conversation

Taking stock of the impact of the Aduhelm saga and Medicare’s decision to restrict coverage of the controversial treatment.

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Immunocompromised in a COVID-Weary World

An immunosuppressed physician explains what navigating her life – and her workplace – is like in this COVID-fatigued world.

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