Gardasil, which protects against four strains of HPV, the most common sexually transmitted virus, has been approved for both girls — and boys. We asked PIN members if they have vaccinated their children for HPV.
Every week we highlight a few stories produced by PIN partner newsrooms informed by sources in the Public Insight Network.
On the Florida Roundup, we explored why subsidies to help nearly a million Floridians buy health insurance are on shaky ground. Members called and shared their thoughts on the possibility of losing their subsidy.
The Islamic holy month of Ramadan is coming to a close. During Ramadan, Muslims fast during the day — no food or drink. They break the fast with a meal after sundown called iftar. Sana Ullah, 22, keeps a blog called “Sana Hungry.” There, she chronicle…
St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley and his chief Democratic rival, Councilman Steve Stenger talk with Don Marsh on “St. Louis On the Air” and respond to questions raised by PIN sources.
As far as solar energy goes, the Sunshine State is third in the country for potential — and 18th in actual installation. In Florida, there’s no financial assistance for installing solar panels on your roof. Solar energy users can only take a federal tax credit.
I-95’s express lanes — where the price of admission ranges from 50 cents to $10.50 depending on traffic — are free to registered hybrids. But that’s not going to last forever. We featured Bobby, a reluctant Prius owner who got the car to ride the express lanes for free.
Nearly one million Floridians enrolled in a private health plan through the ACA exchange but some, like PIN memeber Miranda, are finding that some physicians refuse to honor their coverage — even when the doctors are included in the plan’s provider network.
In 2010, WLRN and the Miami Herald collected poems to welcome the arrival of LeBron James to the Miami Heat. It’s fitting to say goodbye to one of the Heat’s celebrated players in verse again. Here are 9 haikus from the 200 we received.
It’s hard to find two major cities with less in common than Cleveland and Miami. The rust-belt versus an international playground for the rich and famous. The Atlantic Ocean versus Lake Erie. “Winter Is Coming” versus “what is winter?” We featured season ticket holder and PIN member Greg.
Recent retirees have discovered that the American dollar can buy more overseas. Lured by affordable housing, inexpensive healthcare and vibrant ex-pat communities, more Americans are heading south of the border to spend their golden years. Some are cal…