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A measles outbreak where you live? Study ranks US places at highest risk

The authors say places like these should be kept under close surveillance because they “could serve as the fulcrum of continuous importation of the measles virus into the USA.” Their paper was published Thursday in the journal The Lancet Infectious Diseases. “What we’re trying to do is identify what are the areas that are most… Read More »

How fast is the ambulance service where you live?

Critically injured patients in rural areas are at risk due to the time it takes the ambulance service to reach them, a BBC investigation has found. Those in some rural communities are waiting more than 20 minutes on average for help for cardiac arrests, seizures and life-threatening injuries. A response is meant to arrive within… Read More »

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Live From D.C.: A Look Ahead At Health Policy In 2019

(From left) Tom Miller, Kimberly Leonard, Anna Edney, Joanne Kenen and Julie Rovner(Lynne Shallcross/KHN) The 2020 presidential campaign has begun and health is a big part of it, with Democratic candidates pledging their support for “Medicare-for-all” and many of its variations. Meanwhile, Republicans and Democrats are both promising to do something about drug prices and… Read More »