Sarah Varney, Kaiser Health News Senior Correspondent, is an enterprise reporter with a special focus on racial and ethnic health disparities and the impacts of federal and state health laws on vulnerable populations, including children. Sarah is an accomplished journalist on multiple platforms, adapting her reporting and storytelling techniques for print, radio, and TV. As a KHN correspondent, she regularly produces segments for PBS NewsHour. Her stories have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times and KHN’s other print partners.
Tamara Etienne’s second pregnancy was freighted with risk and worry from its earliest days — exacerbated by a first pregnancy that had ended in miscarriage. A third-grade teacher at an overcrowded Miami-Dade County public school, she spent harried days on her feet. Financial worries weighed heavy, even with health insurance and some paid time off […]