The ‘KHN Health Minute’ Debuts on CBS News Radio

Tune in to the first “KHN Health Minute” to hear how noise pollution affects health and why an optimistic outlook may help people live longer.    The KHN Health Minute is available every Thursday on CBS News Radio. KHN (Kaiser Health News) is a national newsroom that produces in-depth journalism about health issues. Together with Policy … Read more

Bleeding and in Pain, a Pregnant Woman in Louisiana Couldn’t Get Answers

BATON ROUGE, La. — When Kaitlyn Joshua found out she was pregnant in mid-August, she and her husband, Landon Joshua, were excited to have a second baby on the way. They have a 4-year-old daughter and thought that was just the right age to help with a younger sibling. At about six weeks pregnant, Joshua, … Read more

In PA County Jails, Guards Use Pepper Spray and Stun Guns to Subdue People in Mental Crisis

When police arrived on the scene, they found Ishmail Thompson standing naked outside a hotel near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He had just punched a man. After his arrest, a mental health specialist at the county jail said Thompson should be sent to the hospital for psychiatric care. However, after a few hours at the hospital, a … Read more