Health & Human Services

New Rules Could Ease Rural America's Health-Care Problems

A sweeping Medicaid change has the potential for states to address the dangerous shortage of doctors outside urban and suburban areas.

Congressional Inaction Hinders Public Health Fight Against Zika

With more cases cropping up by the day, local governments have to act quickly -- and without help from the federal government.

Making a Drug More Available to Save Addicts' Lives

There's a growing movement to make the drug that can reverse overdoses widely available at pharmacies, police departments and schools.

Long-Term Care Facilities Lack Oversight, Advocates Say

Assisted living facilities have become more popular in recent years, but abundant closures and lax state regulations have led to more calls for new regulations.

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