Kaiser Health News Viewpoints: Patients Should Know If A Doctor Is On Probation; Keep FDA’s Powers Strong 2017-07-27T13:19:42.000000000+00:00 Here's a review of editorials and opinions on a range of public health issues. When Policies Get Thin: Critiques On The Senate GOP’s Next Big Idea — A ‘Skinny” Repeal 2017-07-27T13:19:37.000000000+00:00 Opinion writers offer strong warnings about the problems with the skinny repeal -- both in terms of using it as a strategy to advance Republican health reforms and as a policy construct that threatens to damage the individual health insurance market. One voice, however, sees it as the GOP's chanc... Political Perspectives: The Trump Administration’s ‘Below-The-Radar’ War On Obamacare; Analyzing John McCain’s Controversial Health Care Vote 2017-07-27T13:19:31.000000000+00:00 Editorial pages across the country include a variety of thoughts on what is happening in Washington to the Affordable Care Act. Longer Looks: Immigrants And Obamacare; Surprise ER Bills & Canada’s ‘Killer Nurse’ 2017-07-27T13:19:27.000000000+00:00 Each week, KHN's Shefali Luthra finds interesting reads from around the Web. State Highlights: Texas Bill Requiring Women To Pay Separate Premium For Abortions Advances; Mass. Governors’ Plan To Curb Health Costs Rebuffed 2017-07-27T13:19:21.000000000+00:00 Media outlets report on news from Texas, Massachusetts, California, Maryland and Florida. A Different Kind Of Virus To Worry About: Hospitals Try To Shore Up Defenses Against Cyberattacks 2017-07-27T13:19:17.000000000+00:00 Demand for cybersecurity talent in health care has exploded, but it's not that easy to recruit into the industry. Special Cells In Small Part Of Brain May Be A Primary Culprit Behind Aging 2017-07-27T13:19:12.000000000+00:00 “This is a really important study … in the field of aging research,” Dr. Shin-Ichiro Imai, professor of developmental biology at Washington University in St. Louis, says of new findings on the role played by the hypothalamus. And today's other's public health stories report developments on brain ... Closely Watched Oncology Drugs Fail To Deliver Promising Results 2017-07-27T13:19:08.000000000+00:00 AstraZeneca, which had touted the new approach to cancer treatment, saw its stocks plunge after a disappointing clinical trial. Conservatives, Angry Over CBO’s Health Law Numbers, Fail In Bid To Slash Agency’s Budget 2017-07-27T13:19:03.000000000+00:00 "Just like you wouldn't drive a car while blindfolded, you shouldn't be voting on legislation without knowing what the real costs are, intended or unintended," Rep. Jim Costa, D-Calif., told House colleagues in defending the agency. ‘Tremendous Cost’ Put In Perspective: Military Spends 10 Times More On Viagra Than Transgender Services 2017-07-27T13:18:58.000000000+00:00 Two recent studies seem to contradict the president's justification for banning transgender people from service.