Tag Archives: Amid

Get the Data: Hollowed-Out Public Health System Faces More Cuts Amid Virus

How We Reported ‘Underfunded And Under Threat’ To assess the state of the public health system in the United States, KHN and The Associated Press analyzed data on government spending and staffing at national, state and local levels. We explain what data we used and how we did it. There is no comprehensive data on… Read More »

Reopening Dental Offices For Routine Care Amid Pandemic Touches A Nerve

This story also ran on NBC News. This story can be republished for free (details). Tom Peeling wanted his teeth cleaned and wasn’t going to let the coronavirus pandemic get in the way. Luckily, his six-month regular appointment was scheduled for earlier this month, just days after dental offices were allowed to reopen in Florida… Read More »

Amid steep losses, Henry Ford Health System furloughs 9% of workforce

Dive Brief: The Henry Ford Health System in Detroit is furloughing 2,800 employees, or 9% of its 30,000-person workforce this week as financial losses mount due to the novel coronavirus pandemic that has forced hospitals to halt other service lines in order to battle and contain resources to fight the virus.  The temporary furloughs will… Read More »

Health Canada warns against modifying vape pens amid two deaths, spreading illness in U.S.

Health Canada says people who vape should get medical attention right away if they’re worried their electronic cigarettes are harming them. The federal department says there is no sign in Canada of an affliction reported in as many as 25 American states that seems to be linked to vaping, but it is monitoring the situation.… Read More »