Covid-19COVID Spawns 'Completely New Category' of Organ Transplants
COVID-related transplants are surging as hospitals grapple with a growing subset of patients whose organs ? most often hearts and...
StrategyDocs Back Biden's 'Ghost Guns,' 'Red Flag' Initiatives
AMA president applauds the initiatives announced this week but calls them 'just a first step.'
Covid-19'My Children Were Priceless Jewels': Three Families Reflect on the Health Workers They Lost
Healthcare workers are profiled in KHN and The Guardian's yearlong "Lost on the Frontline" project.
Covid-19Fauci Thanks US Health Workers for Sacrifices but Admits PPE Shortages Drove Up Death Toll
Shortages were compounded by the federal government's failure to maintain a national stockpile of personal protective equipment.
NursingCalls Mount for Biden to Track US Healthcare Worker Deaths from COVID
The absence of reliable federal data exacerbated critical problems such as shortages of personal protective equipment that left many workers...
Nursing12 Months of Trauma: More Than 3,600 US Health Workers Died in COVID's First Year
Two-thirds of deceased healthcare workers for whom the Lost on the Frontline project has data identified as people of color.
NursingFor This Hospice Nurse, the Covid Shot Came Too Late
Hospice requires intimate patient care, and the additional safety requirements and need for personal protective equipment made it challenging.
StrategyGetting a Prescription to Die Remains Tricky Even as Aid-in-Dying Bills Gain Momentum
Those who back the bills say the aid is morally wrong while opponents say criminalizing the practice would be a...
Covid-19A Year Into the Pandemic, Three Huge Losses in One Family
Some families have borne the tragedy more than others, with multiple family members lost to COVID-19 in a matter of...
Covid-19One Year In: How COVID's Toll Compares With Other Causes of Death
As of Wednesday afternoon, 528,603 Americans had died of the coronavirus and one model projects that this number will rise...
Covid-19Sorting Out How Politics, Policies Figure in Flap Over New York Nursing Home COVID Death Rates
Did the governor intentionally fudge nursing home death counts to deflect attention from the impact of an ill-advised directive?