Is There Treatment for Varicose Veins?

What Are Varicose Veins, and What Causes Them? Blood is meant to travel from your heart throughout your body via your veins. These veins have valves that open to let blood flow past and close off behind it. When these valves aren’t working correctly or become weak, blood is then backed up around the vein… Read More »

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Much Ado About Drug Prices

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. You can also listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Pocket Casts or wherever you listen to podcasts. Congressional Democrats are finding it harder to actually write legislation to lower drug prices than it is to make promises about it. But the drug price provisions of the $ 3.5 trillion social-spending… Read More »

Private health coverage for working-age adults fell amid pandemic, Census data shows

Dive Brief: Private health insurance coverage declined 0.8 percentage points to 71.8% for adults ages 19 to 64 from early 2019 to early 2021, a period reflecting the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Census Bureau said Tuesday. The drop among working-age people was driven by a 0.6-percentage-point slip in employer-sponsored coverage, to 61.6%.… Read More »