Frank Browning

If You Have A Stroke, Better It Should Be In Paris

KFF Health News Original

PARIS–I had a stroke last month, oh boy. It’s just that I didn’t know it. Here’s what happened: Only after three days of flashing, floating visual squiggles — commonly known as ocular migraines that usually last 20 minutes — do I email my old friend Dr. John Krakauer, who helps run stroke recovery at Johns […]

In Rural Kentucky, A Surprising Twist On The Health Debate

KFF Health News Original

The people in Southeastern Kentucky have the poorest health in the country. Yet the area is rich with medical facilities. Health reform bills are unlikely to change much: One doctor says: “We have to transform the way we take care of people.”