Jenny Gold covers the health care industry, overhaul and disparities for radio and print. Her stories for
KHN have aired on NPR and been printed in USA Today, the Washington Post, McClatchy and MSNBC.
She was previously a Kroc Fellow at NPR, where she covered health and business, and a broadcast
associate at the CBS Evening News. She is a graduate of Brown University. | Contact: JGold@kff.org | @JennyAGold
More patients with the flu are seeking care at the emergency room this year, and despite the 112 million Americans who have gotten a flu shot, it remains to be seen if this year's version will be just bad or historically bad.
Colleges and universities across the country have seen an influx of students with mental health needs.
Gaps in insurance coverage for mental health treatment persist despite new laws -- including the health law and the Mental Health Parity Act of 2008 -- expanding such coverage. Here are some frequently asked questions and answers about mental health care in America.
Child life specialists use play to help seriously ill children understand what happens in the hospital.
Up to 90 percent of incarcerated girls have experienced physical, emotional or sexual abuse, creating a complex set of health problems that the juvenile justice system is ill-equipped to handle. One woman is on a crusade to change that.
Urgent care clinics are part of a growth strategy for some hospital chains. But some analysts wonder if hospitals will be able to provide good customer service at the clinics.
A bill set to be introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives later this month aims to smooth the FDA’s evaluation process for mobile health apps.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York is now one of the only top medical schools to offer family medicine as a specialty for its students.
Child life specialists help sick children and their families navigate difficult medical situations emotionally and psychologically while in the hospital.
Mississippi family's insurance problems could remain if state decides to follow Supreme Court's option to decline Medicaid expansion.