Health & Human Services

6 States Hoping to Revamp Medicaid in the Trump Era

The Obama administration rejected many conservative politicians' attempts to alter the health-care program for the poor. With Trump in the White House, they may finally get their way.

On Rx Drug Monitoring, States Take Doctors' Recommendations

Every state but one has a tracking system to combat the opioid epidemic. They have long been criticized as difficult to use, but upgrades are on their way.

Why Some States Leave Federal Child Care Grants on the Table

In recent years, a handful of states have missed out on millions in federal subsidies for child care.

Why Texas Is the Most Dangerous U.S. State to Have a Baby

Maternal mortality rates have been increasing throughout the nation. But if Texas was a country, it would have the highest in the developed world.

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