Health & Human Services

The Future of Health Care Is Outside the Doctor's Office

States are increasingly investing in community health workers to improve their residents' health.

Syphilis Rate Among Newborns Reaches Highest Level in Years

The disease was nearly eradicated around 2000 but has been on the rise since 2012. Health officials partially blame the opioid epidemic.

Even for the Homeless, No ID Means No Government Aid

A small number of states, however, are starting to let homeless people get IDs and birth certificates for free. Advocates hope the idea becomes a national trend.

GOP Governors Are Unimpressed With GOP Health-Care Plan

From blunt criticism to cautious optimism, not a single governor has given the House bill a full-throated endorsement.

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