Latest by Anna Gorman

An Underused Strategy for Surge in STDs: Treat Patients' Partners Without a Doctor Visit

If patients return to Dr. Crystal Bowe soon after taking medication for a sexually transmitted infection, she usually knows the reason: Their partners have re-infected them.

By Anna Gorman for Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Primary Care Doctors 'Not Doing Enough' to Curb STDs

As rates of sexually transmitted diseases surge, public health officials want physicians to step up screening and treatment of patients.

By Anna Gorman for Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California: A Health Care Laboratory With Mixed Results

A report on HIV patients is one example showing that though the state is often a national beacon in health care, some of its innovations fall short of expectations.

By Anna Gorman for Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Needle Exchanges Can Now Get Federal Funding

Needle exchanges could receive a financial boost this year following a decision by Congress to lift a ban on federal funding. As abuse of prescription drugs and opiates continues to spread across the nation, more states are considering exchanges as a...

By Anna Gorman for Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation