Congress told the VA to expand its caregiver program to include pre-Sept. 11 vets, but the VA has failed to meet a deadline in the law. (Image credit: Erica Brechtelsbauer for NPR)
More than 2,000 miners in Appalachia are dying from an advanced stage of black lung. NPR and Frontline have found the government had multiple warnings and opportunities to protect them, but didn’t. (Image credit: Rich-Joseph […]
If implanted medical devices fail, patients and their insurers usually have to pay for repairs. That financial responsibility falls to them even when the problems were solely with the devices. (Image credit: Matt Baldelli for […]
An extensive NPR and Frontline investigation finds that government data showed that thousands of miners were exposed to toxic dust. And despite multiple warnings, regulators didn’t act to stop it.
Ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn is sentenced Tuesday. CBS denies ex-CEO Les Moonves $120 million in severance. And, regulators failed to stop an epidemic killing thousands of coal miners.
A partnership between a mental health care provider and colleges is redefining emergency mental health care on campus – helping students get needed care without losing track of their academic goals. (Image credit: Janice Chang […]
U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams issued a forceful advisory about vaping by U.S. teenagers, saying electronic cigarette use among young people has reached levels that require urgent action. (Image credit: Eric Baradat/AFP/Getty Images)
“Let there be work, bread, water, and salt for all.”— Nelson Mandela Salt: without it, food can seem tasteless. It is the reason sea water burns our eyes and skin. Some people enjoy salt water […]
Two years after East Liverpool, Ohio, gained notoriety from a viral photo of an overdosed couple, the community is coming to terms with its addiction problem — and taking tentative steps forward. (Image credit: Ian […]
NPR’s Ailsa Chang talks with Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear about the court ruling out of Texas last Friday that struck down the Affordable Care Act.