Medicare http://kuow.org en Medicare Won't Always Pay For Boomers' Pricey Hepatitis C Drugs http://kuow.org/post/medicare-wont-always-pay-boomers-pricey-hepatitis-c-drugs Walter Bianco has had hepatitis C for decades. He's known about it for 20 years. And now he's reaching the end of the road.<p>"The liver is at the stage next to becoming cirrhotic," the 65-year-old Arizona man says.<p>That means he's approaching the end stage of hepatitis C infection. <a href="http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/cirrhosis-liver">Cirrhosis</a> is a precursor of <a href="http://www.liverfoundation.org/abouttheliver/info/progression/">liver failure</a>, which requires a transplant. Mon, 12 May 2014 07:25:00 +0000 editor 34268 at http://kuow.org Medicare Won't Always Pay For Boomers' Pricey Hepatitis C Drugs Gather At The Table: A Dialogue On Race http://kuow.org/post/gather-table-dialogue-race <p>When you look at a person, do you "see race?" <a href="http://gatheratthetable.net/">Sharon Leslie Morgan and Tom DeWolf</a>&nbsp;have been asking that question as they sat down at dinner tables around America. They found the lingering pain of slavery, and some paths to healing. They join us for a conversation about the journey toward racial equality.<br> Mon, 07 Jan 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Steve Scher 6122 at http://kuow.org Gather At The Table: A Dialogue On Race Same-Sex Marriage Arrives In Washington State http://kuow.org/post/same-sex-marriage-arrives-washington-state <p></p><p>Washington state began handing out same-sex marriage licenses last night; the weddings will start on Sunday. We talk with some of the couples who showed up in downtown Seattle at midnight to be among the first to get a marriage license.</p><p> Thu, 06 Dec 2012 17:00:00 +0000 Steve Scher 4632 at http://kuow.org Same-Sex Marriage Arrives In Washington State