Lauren Weber

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Name: Lauren Weber
Date registered: April 18, 2019
URL: https://khn.org

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  1. Record Number Of Legionnaires’ Cases In 2018 Risk Lives, Cause Cleanup Headaches — November 5, 2019
  2. Record Number Of Legionnaires’ Cases In 2018 Risk Lives, Cause Cleanup Headaches — November 5, 2019
  3. They Enrolled in Medical School To Practice Rural Medicine. What Happened? — October 9, 2019
  4. Meet The Health Officials Who Alerted The World To The Alarming Vaping Illness — September 25, 2019
  5. Groupons For Medical Treatment? Welcome To Today’s U.S. Health Care — September 6, 2019

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Record Number Of Legionnaires’ Cases In 2018 Risk Lives, Cause Cleanup Headaches

Legionnaires’ disease cases hit an all-time high in 2018, with eight times more cases than 20 years ago. Even though many facilities in Missouri and elsewhere have water management plans in place to deal with the potentially deadly disease, they are still finding the underlying bacteria that causes it in their water.

Record Number Of Legionnaires’ Cases In 2018 Risk Lives, Cause Cleanup Headaches

Legionnaires’ disease cases hit an all-time high in 2018, with eight times more cases than 20 years ago. Even though many facilities in Missouri and elsewhere have water management plans in place to deal with the potentially deadly disease, they are still finding the underlying bacteria that causes it in their water.

They Enrolled in Medical School To Practice Rural Medicine. What Happened?

Eight years ago, a new medical program opened in Salina, Kan., as an experimental way to promote rural medicine. Hailed as a solution to the rural doctor shortage, only three of its eight newly minted doctors are now working in the most rural communities.

Meet The Health Officials Who Alerted The World To The Alarming Vaping Illness

Without the teamwork, communication and quick action of several veteran health officials in Wisconsin, the world might not know about the vaping illness the U.S. is battling today. This is their story.

Groupons For Medical Treatment? Welcome To Today’s U.S. Health Care

Groupon and other deal sites are the latest marketing tactic in medicine, offering bargain prices but potentially unnecessary, duplicative services.

How Political Maneuvering Derailed A Red State’s Path To Medicaid Expansion

When Kansas elected Laura Kelly as governor, Medicaid expansion looked like a shoo-in, with seemingly broad support across state government. It didn’t happen. A look at conservatives’ new health care playbook and the politics of obstruction. Health care for 130,000 Kansans hangs in the balance.

Groupon For Medical Scans? Discounted Care Can Have Hidden Costs

Groupon and other deal sites are the latest marketing tactic in medicine, offering bargain prices. But critics say pursuing such discounts can also entail getting unnecessary or duplicative services.

Groupon For Medical Scans? Discounted Care Can Have Hidden Costs

Groupon and other deal sites are the latest marketing tactic in medicine, offering bargain prices. But critics say pursuing such discounts can also entail getting unnecessary or duplicative services.

Missouri Firm With Silicon Valley Ties Faces Medicare Billing Scrutiny

A federal audit and a whistleblower lawsuit allege Medicare Advantage plans from the St. Louis-based Essence Group Holdings Corporation have significantly overcharged taxpayers.

Not Funny: Midwife Slapped With $4,836 Bill For Laughing Gas During Her Labor

As nitrous oxide makes a comeback for pain relief during childbirth, one medical professional fights back over an overblown charge for using it.

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