KFF’s Kaiser Health News launches weekly “KHN Health Minute” on CBS News Radio


KHN from KFF launches a weekly one-minute health information segment for CBS News Radio stations that will help millions of listeners stay informed and make better health decisions.

CBS News Radio began offering the KHN Health Minute to more than 700 affiliate stations per week on January 12. The briefings will include a wide range of health stories and consumer information published by KHN’s team of health correspondents nationwide. Listeners can expect stories ranging from dealing with medical bills and debt, to changes in healthcare delivery, politics, and public health. A distinct focus on the record will be on what all the changes and policy discussions that people hear about actually mean to them.

In KHN’s first Health Minute, hear how noise pollution affects health and why an optimistic outlook may help people live longer.

This collaboration is the latest product of an ongoing partnership between CBS News and KHN.

“By expanding KHN’s partnership with CBS, I am thrilled to offer network radio listeners across the country the KHN Health Minute,” said KHN Editor-in-Chief Elisabeth Rosenthal. “It provides a fun, fast and informative way to keep up with the latest and most important healthcare news.”

“Health news makes headlines every day as we fight new and emerging threats. Radio’s strong audience reach connects listeners on the go with the health information they need and they can use right away,” said Craig Swagler, vice president and general manager of CBS News Radio.

Listeners can check out the KHN Health Minute on their local CBS News Radio station.

The broader partnership also features regular appearances by Dr. Celine Gunder, senior fellow at KHN and senior editor for public health, on all CBS news platforms, as well as stories, segments and specials drawing on reporting from across the KHN newsroom. and offices. They include the popular “Bill of the Month” series, on which Rosenthal appears regularly on “CBS Mornings” to discuss surprising medical bills and what they tell us about the US healthcare system. “Bill of the Month” is a collaborative investigative project between KHN and NPR.

KHN, the KFF program, is an award-winning news service with a national newsroom in Washington, D.C., a rapidly growing network of regional bureaus in California, the Midwest, the mountain states, and the South, as well as a new hub. Rural Health Office. KHN works with several editorial partners, and media outlets can republish KHN stories for free. News organizations interested in working with KHN should contact the News Service at KHNPartnerships@kff.org.

About KFF and KHN
KHN (Kaiser Health News) is a national newsroom that produces in-depth journalism on health issues. Along with policy analysis, opinion polling, survey research and social impact media, KHN is one of KFF’s four major drivers. KFF is a non-profit organization that provides information on health issues to the nation.

About CBS News Radio:

CBS News Radio provides coverage of news, talk, information, entertainment and special events to more than 700 radio stations in the United States, with affiliates in 24 of the top 25 markets. CBS News Radio is also heard hourly on SiriusXM on POTUS (channel 124). CBS News Radio is home to “CBS World News Report,” the nation’s longest-running news program, debuting in 1938. In addition to providing breaking news and information, the department provides a simulcast CBS Evening NewsAnd face the nationAnd 60 minutes to affiliated companies. CBS News Radio programming is available digitally through the CBS News Radio app, Apple Music, Amazon’s Alexa, and on the web.

Tune in to CBS News Radio on Twitterand Facebook and online at CBSNews.com/Radio.

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