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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Planned Parenthood Faces Accusations Of Discrimination Against Its Pregnant Workers

Despite its mission to champion women's health, Planned Parenthood has been accused of sidelining or otherwise discriminating against pregnant employees, according to interviews with...

In Parting Shot, Hatch Criticizes Trump’s Proposal To Tie Drug Costs To What Other...

The letter from outgoing Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) urges his colleagues to stand against the administration’s international pricing index model in...

‘It’s Time To Get A Look Behind The Curtain’: Lawmakers Call For Increased Oversight...

The outcry from Sen. Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) follows a Washington Post investigation into the chronic shortage of organs, and...

CDC Quietly Folds Its Climate Program Into A Separate Branch Amid Accusations About Retaliation...

Government officials say that the intent behind moving the Climate and Health program into a different division is to streamline work, but a watchdog...

Judge Who Invalidated Obamacare Has Been A ‘Go-To Judge’ For Republicans, Critics Say

This story is part of a partnership that includes KUT, NPR and Kaiser Health News. This story can be republished for free (details). U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor...

Viewpoints: Government Control Of Drug Prices Is A Bad Idea For Patients; Lessons On...

Opinion pages focus on these health topics and others. Stat: The Right Way To Address Prescription Drug Costs With a new Democratic majority in the House...

Longer Looks: A Year Of ER Bills; Profiting Off Work Requirements; And The Cost...

Each week, KHN's Shefali Luthra finds interesting reads from around the Web. Vox: Emergency Room Bills: What I Learned From Reading 1,182 ER BillsI’ve read...

State Highlights: The Man At The Center Of LAPD’s Largest-Ever Single-Suspect Sex Crimes Investigation;...

Media outlets report on news from California, Ohio, Missouri, Connecticut, Texas, Virginia, Colorado, D.C., Illinois, Minnesota, Arizona and Massachusetts. Los Angeles Times: How George Tyndall...

2018’s Big Lessons On Health: Flu Shots Save Lives; Good Ways To Fight Opioid...

But just as there is plenty of important research to highlight, science was also being conducted where conflicts of interest were exposed, including an...

Public Health Advocates Say Administration’s New Action Plan Against Childhood Lead Is Faulty

While welcoming the EPA's attention to lead contamination, critics faulted the plan for lacking deadlines for regulatory or enforcement action. News on unsafe drinking...

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