Senator Tim Scott of South Carolina is keenly aware that COVID-19 is especially dangerous for African Americans. He’s also worried about small businesses.
HHS says the University of Vermont Medical Center required staffers to violate their conscience. The case underscores Trump’s religious-freedom agenda.
The 2020 Democratic front-runner opposes federal funding for the procedure, in stark contrast to his rivals.
Democratic candidates are pushing their party further left than ever. Will this strategy cost them voters?
Jes Kast, a minister in the United Church of Christ, believes the procedure should be fully legal and accessible. Her path to that position has been complicated.
Just as the anti-vaccination movement feeds off a handful of fringe outsiders, long-standing stereotypes about Jews have found a new vector in the latest outbreak of the disease.
Health clinics say that staging counterprotests isn’t just counterproductive—“it’s completely inadvisable.”
Trump’s Department of Health and Human Services is pitting religious freedom against abortion and LGBTQ rights.
The epidemic is an integral part of the president’s anti-immigration rhetoric, but it otherwise hasn’t become an urgent part of his policy agenda.
A federal court’s decision to vacate newly-implemented restrictions on the state program challenges the GOP strategy across the country.
The Justice Department won’t defend Obamacare’s preexisting-conditions provision in court—the latest in the administration’s assault on the law.
With state legislators deciding this week to extend the program to 400,000 citizens, the drawn-out battle over Obamacare’s signature provision draws nearer to an end.
The president campaigned on stinging criticisms of the pharmaceutical industry and promises to use Medicare to lower drug prices. But none of that materialized in his drug-pricing speech this week.
Proposals in the Senate envision a considerably more aggressive role for government in the delivery of health care.
What the Trump administration’s forthcoming rule expanding access to “junk” plans will mean for consumers
His campaign, backed by the Justice Department, only reinforces a law-enforcement paradigm that puts people of color in prison.
The Supreme Court will consider the rights of crisis pregnancy centers, which help women “imagine what the choice of life would be like.”
A new intervention from researchers, philanthropists, and government officials in Mali uses universal health care and basic public-health strategies to address child mortality.
The Affordable Care Act’s extension of public insurance to poor adults might finally make its way into every state. But those inroads could come with a cost.
The 1996 creation of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program effectively killed cash assistance. Now, Republicans want to use it as a model for the rest of the social safety net.