Remembering Teresa De Anda, Crusader for Rural Health
This weekend, mourners gathered in the farmworker town of Delano, near Bakersfield, to remember community activist Teresa De Anda. She dedicated her life to fighting pesticide poisoning.
KQED's PriceCheck Project Shows Steep Variation in Prices Paid by Health Insurers
Easy-to-find prices exist for just about everything. But in health care, no way. Medical bills bewilder patients. Insurers and providers won't disclose their contracts. All that makes it nearly impossible to compare medical prices. But what if you could easily compare them? KQED Health Editor Lisa Aliferis is helping lead just such an initiative. Her article about KQED's PriceCheck project appears today in the journal, "JAMA Internal Medicine."