US healthcare

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US decision to pause J&J jabs is another blow to global Covid fight
Analysis: rare side-effects mean that confidence in both the Johnson & Johnson and Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccines is shaken

Sarah Boseley Health editor

13, Apr, 2021 @3:04 PM

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‘My children were priceless jewels’: three families reflect on the health workers they lost
The parents and children of doctors and nurses who died from Covid tell of how grief has affected them

Danielle Renwick

09, Apr, 2021 @4:00 AM

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Twelve months of trauma: more than 3,600 US health workers died in Covid’s first year
Lost on the Frontline, a year-long investigation by the Guardian and KHN to count healthcare worker deaths, ends today. This is what we learned

Jane Spencer and Christina Jewett

08, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘There is a solution’: a Covid survivor’s life-or-death battle for Medicare for All
Mariana Pineda was hospitalized with Covid-19 and pneumonia last April and can only afford treatment via GoFundMe. Now she’s using her energy to fight for healthcare programs

Amanda Holpuch in New York

05, Apr, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Variants v vaccinations: what the dueling trends mean for Covid in the US
As vaccine distribution picks up speed, dangerous variants are circulating widely. Here’s what we know

Jessica Glenza

02, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Nearly 46m Americans would be unable to afford quality healthcare in an emergency
A survey found nearly twice as many Black Americans as white Americans would not be able to pay the costs of a sudden medical bill

Jessica Glenza

31, Mar, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Arkansas and South Dakota pass bans targeting transgender minors
Measures are among dozens of anti-trans legislation across the US and conservatives have filed more proposals this year than ever before

Guardian staff and agency

30, Mar, 2021 @12:50 AM

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'It helps me be myself': trans kids on the healthcare Republicans want to deny them
Doctors and families say slate of bills to ban gender-affirming care dangerously misrepresent the treatment process

Sam Levin in Los Angeles

24, Mar, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Joe Biden touts $1.9tn Covid rescue package on anniversary of Affordable Care Act
Administration also extended the enrollment period for registering for subsidized health insurance coverage until 15 August

Guardian staff and agencies

24, Mar, 2021 @1:44 AM

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Are punitive rules forcing doctors to hide their mental health problems?
The Covid-19 pandemic has only added to the burnout felt by US physicians but many fear losing their career if they seek help

Sadia Rafiquddin

10, Mar, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Body Brokers review – drug abusers feed addiction to profit
Michael K Williams stars as a hustler on the hunt for addicts to place in insurance-funded treatment centres in this cynical take on US healthcare fraud

Phil Hoad

01, Mar, 2021 @3:00 PM

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At least 400 US healthcare workers have died of Covid despite vaccine rollout
At least one in eight health workers lost in the pandemic died after the vaccine became available, analysis shows

Erin McCormick

25, Feb, 2021 @2:24 PM

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