Texas’ new anti-abortion law has just gone into effect after the Supreme Court refused to step in. Here’s what it means.
A team of researchers and administrators are revamping New Mexico’s social service networks to meet the needs of everyone. They hope to expand to the rest of the country next.
Getting communities of color vaccinated is a matter of racial justice—and that means confronting the history of medical racism in the U.S. and massive online misinformation.
The people of Williamson, West Virginia, are rethinking how health care is provided in the community, starting with re-opening their closed hospital.
It’s time to catch up with the global community in enacting a permanent national paid leave policy and other caregiving supports.
The U.S. territory has not had any abortion providers since 2018, and antiquated laws are preventing women from obtaining those services.
As government-run health care buckles under India’s second COVID wave, residents are turning to social media to try to locate life-saving care.
The president’s American Families Plan takes its cue from feminist economists who have long advocated for a renewed focus on the social safety net.
Already facing health and education gaps, refugees in San Diego banded together during the pandemic to define their own challenges and create their own solutions.
If the state extends Medi-Cal to all undocumented immigrants, they would be eligible to receive potentially life-saving health care.
Across the country, volunteers are using their digital savvy to help at-risk people access the COVID vaccine.
The American Rescue Plan offers a lot of fixes to long-term issues affecting American families. That’s why they shouldn’t be allowed to expire in a year.
Less-populated states like Alaska, West Virginia, and South Dakota are leading the nation when it comes to COVID-19 vaccination rates.
Nursing homes using the Green House Project’s model of residential care are weathering the pandemic better than traditional institutions. Here’s why.
Cooler weather means more time spent indoors, which requires greater precautions to avoid contracting or spreading the coronavirus.
As the U.S. braces for a seasonal uptick in COVID-19 cases, two public health researchers assess what’s worked for states to keep infection rates low.
Trump’s executive order can’t replace the protections and systems in the Affordable Care Act.
The president has free access to the best medical care in the world. There’s no reason why the rest of America shouldn’t get what their taxes pay for.
This model shows just how effective they are.
The Chronic Stress of Being Black in the U.S. Makes People More Vulnerable to COVID-19 and Other Diseases
Racism is a chronic, uncontrollable, and unpredictable stress that can wreak havoc on the mind and body.
A coordinated, science-driven, national-level strategy is vital to an effective response.
Racism and classism create conditions where people of color, those living in poverty, and other marginalized groups have limited access to resources that affect health
Success during a pandemic depends on striking “a fine balance” between the powers of central governments and those at the state and local level.
A Canadian emergency doctor connects the dots between human and environmental health.
Remote health care can help stem the spread of the virus and protect hospital workers while still addressing health issues.
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