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A deep dive into addiction following the death of Keyshia Cole’s mother, Frankie Lons

Loading the player… Frankie Lons died of a reported overdose on July 18 at the age of 61. In a heartbreaking message shared via Instagram, Lons’ daughter, Elite Noel, shared, “Worse pain ever…to see my mama in a body bag on her birthday!” After a years-long, very public battle with addiction, Lons’ death is a… Read More »

Mine site cases send Darwin into lockdown

Darwin and surrounding areas are in lockdown following five new COVID-19 cases linked to a gold mine in central Australia. Chief Minister Michael Gunner says the outbreak represents the Northern Territory’s biggest crisis since the beginning of the pandemic. The lockdown started at 1pm Sunday after 900 workers left Newmont’s Granites Mine about 540km northwest… Read More »

From Covid Coverage to ‘Public Option’ Plans, Journalists Delve Into Details

KHN senior correspondent Julie Appleby discussed changes in insurance coverage for covid-19 care on Newsy on Thursday. KHN senior correspondent Mary Agnes Carey discussed Connecticut’s legislative efforts to pass a “public option” insurance plan on WNPR’s “Where We Live” on Wednesday. KHN correspondent Aneri Pattani joined Spotlight PA’s Ed Mahon to discuss their investigation into… Read More »

How Virtual Care is Morphing into “Just” Healthcare – my post in Medecision Liberation

The pandemic accelerated many Very Big Deals in digital health venture capital investment, mergers and acquisitions, and the re-emergence of SPACs in health care. A closer look at this activity points to a key trend that will persist post-pandemic: that telehealth and the broader theme of virtual care is re-shaping how health care is delivered.… Read More »