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McCain’s Brain Cancer Draws Renewed Attention to Possible Agent Orange Connection

The Myth of Drug Expiration Dates

Lost Mothers

‘Extreme’ Use of Painkillers and Doctor Shopping Plague Medicare, New Report Says

Drugmakers’ Money-Back Guarantees: an Answer to Rising Prices or a ‘Carnival Game’

The Medicaid Threat That Isn’t Getting Much Attention

Medicare Halts Release of Much-Anticipated Data

Is Trump Administration’s Visa Push a Way to Win Health Care Votes?

Inappropriate Social Media Posts by Nursing Home Workers, Detailed

How Two Common Medications Became One $455 Million Specialty Pill

Tom Price Bought Drug Stocks. Then He Pushed Pharma’s Agenda in Australia.

Have You Had Difficulty Paying For or Accessing Prescription Drugs? We Want to Hear From You.

Three Strategies to Defend GOP Health Bill: Euphemisms, False Statements and Deleted Comments

In a Lonely Corner of Coney Island, a Fight Over Care for the Vulnerable

What We’ve Learned So Far About Maternal Mortality From You, Our Readers

The Last Person You’d Expect to Die in Childbirth

The Last Person You’d Expect to Die in Childbirth

America’s Other Drug Problem

Federal Judge Sees New York State Conspiracy to Thwart Care for Mentally Ill

Tom Price Intervened on Rule That Would Hurt Drug Profits, the Same Day He Acquired Drug Stock

Introducing the Vital Signs API

Vital Signs

Is Your Member of Congress Telling It Straight on the ACA? Help Us Fact-Check Them.

What Hospitals Waste

When Evidence Says No, But Doctors Say Yes

Reliving Agent Orange: What The Children of Vietnam Vets Have To Say

Alabama Lawmakers Limit Drug Prosecutions in Pregnancy

The Most Important Abortion Case You Never Heard About

The DIY Scientist, the Olympian, and the Mutated Gene

Methodology: How We Analyzed Privacy Violation Data

New Jersey Psychology Practice Revealed Patients’ Mental Disorders in Debt Lawsuits

How Some Alabama Hospitals Quietly Drug Test New Mothers — Without Their Consent

Take a Valium, Lose Your Kid, Go to Jail

Insurance Lobby That Fought Hillarycare and Obamacare Now Has Sturdy Bridges to Democrats

Making the Cut: Why Choosing the Right Surgeon Matters Even More Than You Know

U.S. Bishops Take Aim at Sterilization

The Personhood Movement

This Alabama Judge Has Figured Out How to Dismantle Roe v. Wade

One Drug. Two Prices. A Reporter Struggles to Find Out the Cost of His Son’s Prescription

Judge Throws Out Murder Charge in Mississippi Fetal Harm Case

A Stillborn Child, A Charge of Murder and the Disputed Case Law on 'Fetal Harm'

Why Hospitals Are Failing Civilians Who Get PTSD

Obamacare Q&A: Fears of a Premium 'Death Spiral' Overstated

For Uninsured Missouri Reporter, Obamacare Is a Real-Life Story

At a Catholic Hospital, a Dispute Over What a Doctor Can Do – and Say

Health Policy Canceled? What We Know and Don’t Know

California Poised to Broaden Access to Abortions

FAQ: What You Need to Know About Prescriber Checkup

As Health Care Vote Nears, Another Troubling Insurance Story

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