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KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: Fact-Checking President Trump’s State Of The Union

Attend Our Live Taping Hey “What the Health?” fans: Are you in Washington, D.C.? Do you want to see us in person? We’re taping a live show with special guest Rep. Donna Shalala (D-Fla.). Tickets are free but RSVP required. THE EVENT: A live taping of KHN’s “What The Health?” podcast. WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 13,… Read More »

Wuhan Coronavirus: C.D.C. Identifies First U.S. Case in Washington State

A man in his 30s in Washington State is infected with the Wuhan coronavirus, the first confirmed case in the United States of a mysterious respiratory infection that has killed at least six people and sickened hundreds more in Asia, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on Tuesday. Federal officials also announced expanded… Read More »

South Carolina Is the 10th State to Impose Medicaid Work Requirements

WASHINGTON — Although the courts have so far blocked President Trump’s attempts to impose work requirements on Medicaid recipients, his administration announced on Thursday that it would allow a 10th state, South Carolina, to condition Medicaid eligibility for many poor adults on proving that they work or engage in other activities, like volunteering. It is… Read More »

Michigan to be first state to ban the sale of flavored vaping products

The ban gives sellers 30 days to comply and lasts six months — though the governor can decide to renew it. This includes sales in brick-and-mortar stores, as well as online sales. Citing these products’ appeal to kids, Whitmer also ordered the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services to “ban misleading marketing of vaping… Read More »

Highly qualified staff at state preschools overcome private sector staffing advantage

Better-qualified staff maintain the quality of state-funded preschools, making up for the larger number of children per staff member in comparison to private and voluntary settings, finds a new study by researchers at the University of Oxford. They also show that the quality of private early years settings can be predicted by staff qualifications, and… Read More »