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Check out some ways you can relieve your allergies during the fall season, how to politely decline social invitations if you don't feel saf… Read more


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Student's coronavirus-related death shocks university

The Appalachian State University community in Boone, North Carolina, is in disbelief after a student died from coronavirus complications ea… Read more


26 states see increases in coronavirus cases

As states continue to struggle to control the coronavirus pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control says infections for people 18-22 years … Read more


CDC was pushed to play down the risks of Covid-19 in reopening schools, former Pence staffer says

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was pushed to play down the risks of the coronavirus pandemic in reopening schools for in-person classes, Olivia Troye, a former top adviser to Vice President Mike Pence, confirmed to CNN Monday. Read more


Trump announces plan to deploy 150 million Covid rapid tests previously touted

President Donald Trump formally announced a plan on Monday to disperse the 150 million rapid coronavirus tests first promoted by the White House in August. Read more


How one Nebraska surgeon is fighting patient medical debt with volunteerism

Dr. Demetrio Aguila was tired of hearing stories about patients' who found themselves saddled with crushing medical debts. Read more


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How to avoid 5 common mistakes when working out at home

Exercising at home? Here are five ways you might be screwing up your workouts — and how to avoid common pitfalls. Read more


Common conditions that can contribute to COVID-19 deaths

Stacker examines the conditions most likely to contribute to fatal cases of COVID-19, according to the National Center for Health Statistic… Read more


Mask refresher: How to wear makeup, prevent fogged-up glasses and other tips for managing face masks

There's been a lot of advice on how to properly wear face coverings during the coronavirus pandemic. Here's a refresher. Read more

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Without Ginsburg, Judicial Threats to the ACA, Reproductive Rights Heighten

With the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a lawsuit brought by Republican state officials has become the latest existential threat against the federal health law, scheduled for oral arguments at the Supreme Court a week after the general election in November. Read more

Cory Gardner’s Bill Has as Much to Do With Politics as Preexisting Conditions

The legislation falls short of the big challenge. Read more

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: The Politics of Science

Republicans have all but abandoned the Affordable Care Act as a campaign cudgel, judging from their national convention, at least. Meanwhile, career scientists at the federal government’s preeminent health agencies — the Food and Drug Administration, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institutes of Health — are all coming under increasing political pressure as the pandemic drags on. Joanne Kenen of Politico, Mary Ellen McIntire of CQ Roll Call and Sarah Karlin-Smith of the Pink Sheet join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss this and more. Plus, Rovner interviews KHN’s Elizabeth Lawrence about the latest KHN-NPR “Bill of the Month” installment. Read more