Every public library and YMCA in the U.S. may soon be equipped with Narcan, in an effort to combat drug-related deaths by expanding access to the opioid-overdose-reversing naloxone nasal spray

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An AP analysis found states, such as Arkansas, that expanded Medicaid under President Barack Obama’s health overhaul reported spending their allocations more slowly than states that didn’t expand the health insurance program to poor, childless adults. With comments from our Brendan Saloner

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The whole point of health insurance is protection from financial ruin in case of catastrophic, costly health problems. But a recent survey of people facing such problems shows that it often fails in that basic function

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Kojo Namdi Show: Last year, more than 72,000 Americans died from drug overdoses. Now, schools in Maryland are bracing for the local impact. Some are stocking up on naloxone, a medication which is used to block the effects of opioids and prevent fatal overdoses. Guests include our Brendan Saloner, listen now

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And we are not prepared for it. A century ago, the Spanish flu killed more than 50 million people. The world is at risk of another pandemic of similar scale

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Some patients refuse to answer. Many doctors don’t ask. As the number of Americans with dementia rises, health professionals are grappling with when and how to pose the question: “Do you have guns at home?”

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When people living with HIV walk out of prison, they leave with up to a month’s worth of HIV medication in their pockets. What they don’t necessarily leave with is access to health care or the services that will keep them healthy in the long term

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A doctor explains how a new rule proposed by the Trump administration would force vulnerable people to make impossible decisions

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