Michael Ollove covers health care for Stateline. Ollove worked for many years at The Baltimore Sun, first as an enterprise reporter and then as the paper’s enterprise-narrative editor. He has won national awards as both a reporter and an editor. Ollove has written profiles of John Waters, Joseph Heller, the inventor of the infamous Dalkon Shield, a family of violent racketeers, and many other high achievers, eccentrics, criminals, zealots and dreamers. Born and raised in Bangor, Maine, he graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
In her early 20s, Karisa Hunt learned the hard lesson of what happens when someone rations life-preserving medication. Hunt was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes as a 4 year old and has been on insulin since then to help control her blood sugar levels. But while in college and feeling guilty for saddling her parents […]