Results tagged “Kaiser Health News”

Lights, Camera, No Action: Insurance Woes Beset Entertainment Industry Workers

Many actors, directors, backstage workers and others in the entertainment industry are often eligible for health coverage through their unions, a model that some experts promote for other gig workers. But coverage is determined by past employment, and many of these professionals aren't working because of the coronavirus.

Less-Lethal Weapons Blind, Maim and Kill. Victims Say Enough Is Enough

For years, activists and civil libertarians worldwide have urged police to ban less-lethal projectiles from use for crowd control.

Police Using Rubber Bullets On Protesters That Can Kill, Blind Or Maim For Life

Police in multiple cities are using supposedly "nonlethal" crowd-control methods from rubber bullets to tear gas bombs to pepper-spray projectiles.

California's Sobering Coronavirus Testing Dysfunction. Every Lab -- And County -- For Itself

A mix of commercial and public labs are responsible for testing in California, and supply chain limitations have plagued them all.

CDC Sent Same Size Coronavirus Test Kits To Large Cities, Small Towns

Each kit contained material to test a mere 300 to 400 patients.