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He Thinks His Wife Died in an Understaffed Hospital. Now He鈥檚 Trying to Change the Industry.

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Nurses are telling lawmakers that there are not enough of them working in hospitals and that it risks patients鈥 lives. California and Oregon legally limit the number of patients under a nurse鈥檚 care. Other states trying to do the same were blocked by the hospital industry. Now patients鈥 relatives are joining the fight.

Newsom Offers a Compromise to Protect Indoor Workers from Heat

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After rejecting proposed rules to protect millions of workers in sweltering warehouses, steamy kitchens, and other hot workplaces, California Gov. Gavin Newsom鈥檚 administration has offered a compromise to allow the protections to take effect this summer. But state and local correctional workers 鈥 and prisoners 鈥 would have to wait even longer.

Too Big To Fail? Now It鈥檚 ‘Too Big To Hack’

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Congress this week had the chance to formally air grievances over the cascading consequences of the Change 国产精品视频care cyberattack, and lawmakers from both major parties agreed on one culprit: consolidation in health care. Plus, about a year after states began stripping people from their Medicaid rolls, a new survey shows nearly a quarter of adults who were disenrolled are now uninsured. Jessie Hellmann of CQ Roll Call, Sarah Karlin-Smith of the Pink Sheet, and Lauren Weber of The Washington Post join KFF 国产精品视频 News鈥 Mary Agnes Carey to discuss these stories and more. Also this week, KFF 国产精品视频 News鈥 Julie Rovner interviews Caroline Pearson of the Peterson 国产精品视频 Technology Institute.

Paris Hilton Speaks up for California鈥檚 鈥楾roubled鈥 Teens

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Heiress Paris Hilton is on a mission to shine a light on the 鈥渢roubled teen industry,鈥 a largely unregulated multibillion-dollar industry that is gaining public scrutiny for alleged abuse of vulnerable youths. Hilton told state lawmakers in Sacramento on Monday she was subjected to abuse disguised as therapy decades ago when she was housed in […]

To Stop Fentanyl Deaths in Philadelphia, Knocking on Doors and Handing Out Overdose Kits

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Facing widening racial disparities in overdose deaths, Philadelphia officials are sending workers and volunteers to knock on doors across the city, aiming to equip households with naloxone and other drug overdose prevention supplies. City officials hope a proactive approach will normalize naloxone as an everyday item in people鈥檚 medicine cabinets and prevent overdoses, especially among Black residents.

Why Opioid Settlement Money Is Paying County Employees鈥 Salaries

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More than $4.3 billion in opioid settlement money has landed in the hands of city, county and state officials to date 鈥 with billions more on the way. But instead of using the cash to add desperately needed treatment, recovery and prevention services, some places are using it to replace existing funding. Local officials say […]