KFF’s Kaiser Well being Information (KHN) is launching a weekly one-minute well being info section for CBS Information Radio stations that may assist thousands and thousands of listeners keep knowledgeable and make higher well being choices.
CBS Information Radio started providing the KHN Well being Minute to its greater than 700 affiliate stations weekly on Jan. 12. The temporary segments will embrace a broad vary of well being tales and client info reported by KHN’s nationwide staff of well being reporters. Listeners can anticipate tales starting from navigating medical payments and debt, to modifications in well being care supply and coverage and public well being. A signature focus of the minutes shall be on what all of the modifications and coverage debates that folks hear about really imply for them.
Within the first KHN Well being Minute, hear how noise air pollution impacts well being and why an optimistic outlook could assist folks reside longer.
The collaboration is the newest product of an ongoing partnership between CBS Information and KHN.
“Increasing on KHN’s partnership with CBS, I’m thrilled to supply the community’s radio listeners throughout the nation the KHN Well being Minute,” mentioned KHN Editor-in-Chief Elisabeth Rosenthal. “It affords a enjoyable, quick and informative option to sustain with the newest and most vital well being care information.”
“Every single day well being information is within the headlines as we battle new and rising threats. Our listeners will profit vastly with this topical info that’s each accessible and actionable,” mentioned Craig Swagler, vp and common supervisor of CBS Information Radio. “The highly effective viewers attain of the radio medium connects on-the-go listeners with well being info they want and might use instantaneously.”
Listeners can test for the KHN Well being Minute on their native CBS Information Radio station.
The broader partnership additionally options common appearances by Dr. Céline Gounder, KHN’s senior fellow and editor-at-large for public well being, on all of CBS Information’ platforms, in addition to tales, segments, and specials drawing upon reporting from throughout KHN’s newsroom and bureaus. It consists of the favored “Invoice of the Month” sequence, by which Rosenthal seems often on “CBS Mornings” to debate stunning medical payments and what they inform us in regards to the U.S. well being care system. “Invoice of the Month” is a collaborative investigative venture of KHN and NPR.
KHN, a program of KFF, is an award-winning information service with a nationwide newsroom in Washington, D.C., and a quickly rising community of regional bureaus in California, the Midwest, the Mountain States, and the South, in addition to a brand new Rural Well being Desk. KHN works with many editorial companions, and media retailers can republish KHN tales at no cost. Information organizations excited by working with KHN ought to contact the information service at [email protected].
About KFF and KHN
KHN (Kaiser Well being Information) is a nationwide newsroom that produces in-depth journalism about well being points. Along with Coverage Evaluation, Polling and Survey Analysis and Social Impression Media, KHN is likely one of the 4 main working packages at KFF. KFF is an endowed nonprofit group offering info on well being points to the nation.
About CBS Information Radio:
CBS Information Radio supplies information, speak, info, leisure, and particular occasions protection to greater than 700 radio stations in america, with associates in 24 of the highest 25 markets. CBS Information Radio can also be heard hourly on the SiriusXM Platform on P.O.T.U.S. (Channel 124). CBS Information Radio is residence to the “CBS World Information Roundup,” the nation’s longest-running information program, debuting in 1938. Along with offering breaking information and data, the division supplies simulcasts of the CBS EVENING NEWS, FACE THE NATION, and 60 MINUTES to associates. CBS Information Radio programming is on the market digitally by means of the CBS Information Radio app, Apple Music, Amazon’s Alexa service, and on the net.
Observe CBS Information Radio on Twitter, Fb, and on-line at CBSNews.com/Radio.