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Health Care at the Forefront of 2020 Campaign

What is one big issue voters will care about in the coming 2020 presidential campaign? President Trump guaranteed health care will remain a dominant issue. WSJ's Gerald F. Seib explains. Photos: Getty

4 Apr 2019 3:00 pm
How Juul Took a Page From Big Tobacco's Playbook

Altria, the maker of Marlboro cigarettes, recently invested almost $13 billion in e-cigarette company Juul. Some experts say in its early days Juul mirrored the tobacco industry’s promotional playbook in an effort to hook young people. Photo: Natalia Osipova/The Wall Street Journal

3 Apr 2019 4:30 pm
Trump Pushes Vote on GOP Health Plan Until After 2020 Election

During a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, President Trump explained why the vote for the GOP health-care plan would be delayed until after the 2020 general election. Photo: Getty

3 Apr 2019 1:28 am
Trump: 'I Understand Health Care Now, Especially Very Well'

While taking questions in the Oval Office beside the First Lady of Venezuela, President Trump blasted the Affordable Care Act, saying it is “too expensive for the people.” Photo: EPA

27 Mar 2019 9:38 pm
Why Big Tech Wants Access to Your Medical Records

Tech giants like Amazon and Apple are expanding their businesses to include electronic health records -- which contain data on diagnoses, prescriptions and other medical information. That’s creating both opportunities and spurring privacy concerns. Here’s what to know. Photo Composite: Heather Seidel/ The Wall Street Journal

9 Jan 2019 6:30 pm
Lab-Grown Meat Prompts Rabbis to Consider the Impossible: Kosher Bacon

Lab-grown meat is becoming a reality, and raising new questions for religious leaders. WSJ’s Jason Bellini met with a Rabbi in Israel to discuss how meat grown from animal cells in a petri dish will fit into the kosher tradition.

15 Dec 2018 2:06 am
Tasting the World’s First Test-Tube Steak

The race is on to create lab-grown meat products. Still, little is known about their safety and potential impact. In this episode of Moving Upstream, WSJ’s Jason Bellini visits entrepreneurs, scientists, and ranchers to understand how it’s made, and gets a first taste of steak grown from cultured cells.

11 Dec 2018 4:00 pm
High Insulin Prices Drive Diabetics to Take Extreme Measures

The price of insulin has skyrocketed over the last few decades, making it increasingly difficult for diabetics to afford. WSJ’s Jason Bellini takes a look at some of the unconventional steps Americans are taking to access the lifesaving drug.

3 Dec 2018 4:00 pm
Gene-Edited Babies: Chinese Doctor Confronted by Scientific Community

He Jiankui, the Chinese doctor who claims to have engineered the birth of the first two genetically tailored humans, said that another woman has been implanted with a genetically modified embryo. The doctor faced criticism from his peers at a gene-editing conference in Hong Kong. Photo: EPA

28 Nov 2018 6:48 pm
Chefs Speak Out on Mental Health in the Restaurant Industry

Chefs and restaurateurs talk about the harsh work culture and stigma of mental illness in their industry. Photo Illustration/Video: Natalia V. Osipova/The Wall Street Journal

12 Nov 2018 10:58 pm
Migrants Clash With Police on Mexico-Guatemala Border, One Killed

A Honduran man was killed in clashes between a group of migrants and police at the border between Mexico and Guatemala. Photo: Esteban Biba/Zuma Press

29 Oct 2018 6:51 pm
Afghanistan Elections: What's Next?

Afghanistan has held a long-delayed parliamentary election. WSJ Kabul Bureau Chief Craig Nelson explains why this is a crucial moment for the U.S.-backed efforts to get peace talks under way in the war-weary country. Photo: AP

24 Oct 2018 12:19 am
Hurricane Michael: 'Something You Never Want to Go Through'

Residents in several southern states are bearing the brunt of the devastation caused by Hurricane Michael, one of the most powerful storms to ever hit the U.S. Photo: Dan Anderson/EPA

11 Oct 2018 6:03 pm
Hurricane Michael: 'Something You Don't Ever Want to Go Through'

Residents along the coast of the Florida Panhandle describe the devastation caused by Hurricane Michael, the most powerful storm to hit the area in more than 160 years. Photo: Dan Anderson/EPA

11 Oct 2018 5:03 pm
This Gene-Edited Calf Could Transform Brazil's Beef Industry

Gene-edited beef could be coming to dinner plates around the globe. In this episode of Moving Upstream, WSJ's Jason Bellini travels to Brazil to meet the world's first cow that’s been engineered for warmer climates. Photo: Brian Wengrofsky

1 Oct 2018 3:00 pm
Hershey CEO: Be Careful About Changing Iconic Brands

Hershey Chief Executive Michele Buck said food companies have to be careful about tinkering with beloved brands to make them healthier. She is joined by Wall Street Journal reporter Annie Gasparro. Photo: Gabe Palacio for The Wall Street Journal

28 Sep 2018 3:41 am