Health & Human Services

Simple Steps Should Stop Zika From Spreading in the U.S.

As fears of the virus rise in America, public health departments are ramping up their efforts to educate the public and eradicate the mosquitoes that spread it.

Oklahoma Applies Behavioral Economics to Child Care

The state's welfare agency tried new strategies to help parents and child care providers avoid an interruption in benefits.

In Sex Education, U.S. Schools Are Failing

Most schools aren't meeting the CDC's recommendations for teaching students about sex, and the curriculum is far worse in some states.

Up to 1 Million People Could Lose Food Stamps in 2016

Nearly half the states are reinstating work requirements that had been suspended since the Great Recession. But advocates say it’s still too soon.

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