Christian Torres is a web reporter for Kaiser Health News. Before joining KHN, Christian wrote for The Washington Post and Nature Medicine, where he covered scientific research, health, medicine and related policy. A graduate of Stanford University, Christian majored in Human Biology, with a concentration in neuroscience and mental health. He was also editor in chief of The Stanford Daily. | Contact: CTorres@kff.org
U.S. Olympic athletes have a number of health insurance options, including the U.S. Olympic Committee's Elite Athlete Insurance Program.
College students and their families will have better health insurance options in the upcoming school year, but costs will be higher.
A key provision of the health law supports the creation of organizations intended to improve quality of care and to restrain rising costs.
This long-awaited regulation -- designed to boost benefits offered by student health insurance plans -- could affect plan costs and, in some instances, the cost of attending college.
GOP presidential hopeful Ron Paul discussed how, in his view, the federal government has undermined the nation’s health care system.
Medicare's open enrollment season begins – and ends – earlier than ever this year. Seniors who want to switch to a different drug or Medicare Advantage plan need to act by Dec. 7.
Federal officials note that minorities and low-income Americans continue to have less access to health care even as the country makes improvements in life expectancy and lowering death rates related to several conditions.