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Pulling Back the Curtain on the Health Industry and Regulation

801 stories published since 2008

Do You Have Experience With Peripheral Artery Disease? Have You Had a Procedure on Your Leg? Tell Us About It.

Steak Dinners, Sales Reps and Risky Procedures: Inside the Big Business of Clogged Arteries

New Report Says Nurses at Illinois Facility Forced Patients to Dig Through Their Own Feces

Here’s What States Are Doing to Abortion Rights in 2023

Lawmakers Pledge to Fight for Comprehensive Action on Stillbirths

UnitedHealthcare Tried to Deny Coverage to a Chronically Ill Patient. He Fought Back, Exposing the Insurer’s Inner Workings.

The Tests Are Vital. But Congress Decided That Regulation Is Not.

Pressure Mounts for Hospice Reform

Websites Selling Abortion Pills Are Sharing Sensitive Data With Google

What to Know About Cellphone Radiation

Medicare Keeps Spending More on COVID-19 Testing. Fraud and Overspending Are Partly Why.

She Says Doctors Ignored Her Concerns About Her Pregnancy. For Many Black Women, It’s a Familiar Story.

Patients Went to This Isolated Facility for Treatment. Instead, Nearly Two Dozen Were Charged With Crimes.

Congress and Industry Leaders Call for Crackdown on Hospice Fraud

Pregnant? Here’s What You Need to Know About NIPTs

Medical Care and Politics Go Hand in Hand at a Chicago Safety Net Hospital

Child Welfare Experts Say New Mexico Can’t Put Kids in Homeless Shelters Just Because It Lacks Other Beds

How to Research Your Hospice (and Avoid Hospice Fraud)

They Trusted Their Prenatal Test. They Didn’t Know the Industry Is an Unregulated “Wild West.”

After a Stillbirth, an Autopsy Can Provide Answers. Too Few of Them Are Being Performed.

She Wanted an Abortion. A Judge Said She Wasn’t Mature Enough to Decide.

Endgame: How the Visionary Hospice Movement Became a For-Profit Hustle

What Will UnitedHealth’s New Trove of Claims Data Mean for Consumers?

A Florida Fund for Injured Kids Raided Medicaid. Now It’s Repaying $51 Million.

“We Need to Defend This Law”: Inside an Anti-Abortion Meeting With Tennessee’s GOP Lawmakers

Help Us Report on Stillbirths

Her Child Was Stillborn at 39 Weeks. She Blames a System That Doesn’t Always Listen to Mothers.

Report Finds “Code of Silence” at Mental Health Facility Where Staff Abused and Neglected Patients

How Effective Is the Government’s Campaign Against Hospital Mergers?

Do U.S. Border Officials Ask Travelers if They’ve Had Abortions?

Deaths Linked to Neglect, Error Raise Concerns About Quality of Care at This Safety Net Hospital

Chilling Audio Provides Rare Glimpse Into Abuse at Troubled Illinois Residential Facility

The CDC Scientist Who Couldn’t Get Monkeypox Treatment

The COVID-19 Booster’s Public Relations Problem

Are You in a State That Banned Abortion? Tell Us How Changes in Medical Care Impact You.

“The Human Psyche Was Not Built for This”

Minnesota Set to Become “Abortion Access Island” in the Midwest, but for Whom?

Do You Have Insights Into Dental and Health Insurance Denials? Help Us Report on the System.

“God, No, Not Another Case.” COVID-Related Stillbirths Didn’t Have to Happen.

How Misinformation About COVID Vaccines and Pregnancy Took Root Early On and Why It Won’t Go Away

After Receiving Millions in Drug Company Payments, Pain Doctor Settles Federal Kickback Allegations

New York Polio Case Now Connected to Traces of Virus Found in UK and Israel

How Polio Crept Back Into the U.S.

Her Ex-Husband Is Suing a Clinic Over the Abortion She Had Four Years Ago

Pharma Companies Sue for the Right to Buy Blood From Mexicans Along Border

Critical Omissions Plague Texas Gun Background Check Law

“We’re at a Crisis Point”: NY Attorney General Hearing Spotlights Child Mental Health Care Failures

New York Let Residences for Kids With Serious Mental Health Problems Vanish. Desperate Families Call the Cops Instead.

How Missouri Helps Abortion Opponents Divert State Taxes to Crisis Pregnancy Centers

New Documents Show How Drug Companies Targeted Doctors to Increase Opioid Prescriptions