Darius Tahir

Darius Tahir

Darius Tahir is a correspondent for Kaiser Health News based in Washington, D.C. He reports on health technology with an eye toward how it helps (or doesn’t) underserved populations; how it can be used (or not) to help government’s public health efforts; and whether or not it’s as innovative as it’s cracked up to be. He joins KHN after stints with Politico, Modern Healthcare, and The Gray Sheet. He’s a graduate of Stanford University and grew up in Rochester, New York.

A new use for dating apps: Chasing STDs

By: - December 6, 2022

This story was originally published by Kaiser Health News.  Heather Meador and Anna Herber-Downey use dating apps on the job — and their boss knows it. Both are public health nurses employed by Linn County Public Health in eastern Iowa. They’ve learned that dating apps are the most efficient way to inform users that people […]