Tag Archives: Washington

As renewed debate over health care reform begins to simmer in Washington, can journalists give the topic the attention it needs?

Dec. 14th’s lower court ruling that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is unconstitutional has again thrust health care back on the national agenda. It also gives journalists a chance to redeem themselves from what I have argued has been poor news coverage that helped fuel the public backlash against the law from the beginning. A lot… Read More »

Washington man, 49, willingly receives a heart from a hepatitis C-infected donor

Washington man, 49, willingly receives a heart from a hepatitis C-infected donor Kerry Hayes, 49, from Anacortes, Washington, was born with a heart murmur due to a defect in his aortic valve He underwent four open-heart surgeries and was implanted with an artificial heart in early 2017 In July 2018, he underwent a heart transplant knowingly… Read More »