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Colorado Lawmakers Wage Multifront Assault on High Drug Costs

DENVER — Tired of waiting for federal action to reduce prescription drug costs, Colorado is acting on its own — even if it must do so with one arm tied behind its back. Unable to set prices or change ...

High Obesity Rates in Southern States Magnify Covid Threat

In January, as Mississippi health officials planned for their incoming shipments of covid-19 vaccine, they assessed the state’s most vulnerable: health care workers, of course, and elderly peopl...

Pandemic Aid Package Includes Relief From High Premiums

This story also ran on NPR. It can be republished for free. As President Joe Biden’s pandemic relief package steams through Congress, Democrats have hitched a ride for a top health care priority...

S.D. Governor Gives State High Marks in Handling the Pandemic. Are They Deserved?

“We did have tragedies and we did have losses. But we also got through it better than virtually every other state.” South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem on “The Ingraham Angle,” Fox N...

SleepApnea.org – SLEEPtember Speaker Series: High Blood Pressure

SLEEPtember begins with a great panel of guests and a topic that is near and dear to the Sleep Apnea Community. Join Adam Amdur and guests, Marc Ostrick, Dr. Robert Thomas, & Ernestine Key to dis...

Prostate Cancer – African American High Risk – Penn State Cancer Institute 6A

Why are African American men at greater risk for prostate cancer? Dr. Jay Raman, Chief of Urology Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers found in men. It is second only to skin cancer. The ...

The fight to end Texas’ high maternal mortality rate

Texas made headlines in 2016 after a study claimed the state had the worst maternal mortality rate in the developed world. The study’s numbers turned out to be inflated, but Texas still has one ...