Facebook Live: What’s Happening With The Children’s Health Insurance Program?

In this Facebook Live, KHN’s Julie Rovner talks to Bruce Lesley, president of First Focus, about the current state of play on CHIP reauthorization.

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Political Perspectives: Pleas For Truth Talk Regarding Graham-Cassidy; Does Panic On Left Suggest Progress On Right?

Opinion writers express outrage at the contents of the Senate GOP’s latest attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare and explore the political motivations for pursuing the measure’s passage.

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Research Roundup: Hospital Transportation; Medicaid Expansion; Obesity Treatment

Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and briefs.

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State Highlights: In Calif., Gubernatorial Candidates Try To Prove Health Care Street Cred; Death Toll Rises In Fla. Nursing Home Tradgedy

Media outlets report on news from California, Florida, Texas, Illinois and Pennsylvania.

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Healthy Campfire Recipes Your Whole Family Will Love

Though camping is the perfect excuse for trail mix and PB&Js, these slightly more sophisticated recipes are perfect for a scrumptious campfire feast.

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Dismemberment Abortions are Still Legal in Texas Until Another Court Hearing in November

Last week we reported that U.S. District Court Lee Yeakel of the Western District of Texas had issued a temporary restraining order blocking Texas’ Dismemberment Abortion Ban– part of Senate Bill 8–while the full lawsuit brought by the abortion industry against the State of Texas moves forward. The TRO had been scheduled to expire in 14 […]

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Police Slow to Probe N.H. Boy’s Hanging, Family Alleges

Over the past two weeks, the alleged hanging of an 8-year-old biracial boy has roiled the small, picturesque town of Claremont, New Hampshire. As a few hundred residents gathered in town for a prayer vigil organized by local clergy on Tuesday night, fresh allegations by the boy’s family further rocked this normally quiet area. In an…

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He Was Forced to Choose Between Losing His Job or Helping a Woman Get an Abortion

In August of 2007, Steve Pargman was working at the Department of Social and Health Services in Washington state when he received a request that would force him to choose between his convictions and his job. The call was from a woman enrolled in the First Steps program, which provides resources to pregnant women and […]

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High School Teacher Placed on Leave for Asking Students if They’d Had an Abortion

A Utah high school teacher was placed on administrative leave recently after asking students if they ever had an abortion and other personal questions. Several parents complained to Roy High School leaders in Roy, Utah last week after their students brought home a questionnaire assignment that asked some very personal information, KUTV News reports.

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Little Boy Cries When He Learns His Parents Are Having Another Girl, While His Sister Smiles

A birth announcement brought joy and tears to an expectant little sister and brother in Niagara Falls, New York recently. The family’s heartwarming video of their baby sister’s birth announcement caught the attention of the Daily Mail and many others online. It shows a young sister and brother in the hospital as their dad approaches…

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