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Kimberly Leonard
Works at U.S. News & World Report, L.P.
Attended University of Richmond
Lives in Washington, D.C.
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This Department of Justice lawsuit involves some of the country's biggest health insurance companies: Aetna, Humana, Cigna and Anthem.
The Justice Department has determined that people would have far too few insurance options to choose from.
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The attacks in Nice, France, will cause some to develop acute stress disorder and PTSD. Here's what has happened to mental health in places like Israel, and what we can expect in the West in the long-term.
Research looks at whether terrorism succeeds in achieving its goal to create fear among the masses.
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The Zika virus spread in Utah to a caregiver from an elderly patient who died.
It's possible Zika can spread through another bodily fluid.
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The CDC has updated its public health guidance for lesbian and bisexual women who have Zika.
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The bill would help those who struggle with opioid addictions and drug overdose.
The legislation focuses on treatment and prevention of painkiller and heroin addictions.
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Not all kids who have autism are treated for the disorder -- even in states where the law mandates it. Here's why.
Insurance mandates lead to greater diagnosis and treatment of autism – but do they cover enough?
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Mike Pence is the vice presidential nominee for the Republican Party, selected by billionaire Donald Trump. Here's a look at his records and positions on abortion, opioids, stem cell research, smoking, Obamacare and prescription drug prices.
The GOP running mate takes the stage at the convention in Cleveland. Where does he stand on health care issues?
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Here's the live coverage from U.S. News & World Report on the Republican National Convention. #GOP #DonaldTrump
News, opinion and analysis from the first day of the 2016 Republican National Convention.
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CDC finds first case of female-to-male transmission of Zika.
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Obamacare hasn't slowed health care spending.
More people will be needing – and using – health care during the next decade.
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Most plans bought through the Affordable Care Act have low deductibles.
The latest government analysis shows that deductibles are still high for the middle class.
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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services has sanctioned Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos.
The company plans to rebuild its operations following government sanctions that will last two years.
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  • U.S. News & World Report, L.P.
    Health Care Reporter, 2014 - present
    I write daily, breaking and long-form stories for our news desk about public health, medical studies, health care reform and the health industry.
  • U.S. News & World Report, L.P.
    Health Producer, 2012 - present
    I write consumer, health-related stories for USNews.com. My stories focus on senior care, hospital trends, Medicare and other health insurance, and pediatric care. I also assist with our rankings projects, including Best Hospitals, Best Children's Hospitals and Best Nursing Homes. Early this year I introduced U.S. News's first regular Twitter chats on health topics, resulting in higher numbers of audience members, reporting material for stories, and opportunities for connecting with hospitals and health care associations.
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  • University of Richmond
    2009
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