Health & Human Services

How Are States Using Welfare Funding? Often, Not to Help People Work.

Without a job, recipients risk losing their benefits. But states aren't spending much to help them get and stay employed. See how your state's welfare funding is being spent.

Why's It So Hard to Connect Health to Social Factors?

One of the goals of President Obama's signature health reform is to focus more on population health, but the programs are off to a slow start.

California Wants the Same Drug Discount That Veterans Get

Big pharma is spending big to keep voters from passing a first-in-nation law that's meant to cut the soaring cost of prescription drugs.

Colorado Could Strengthen Aid-in-Dying Movement

The right to die has been slow to gain momentum. In November, voters could defy the odds and make Colorado the next state to legalize physician-assisted suicide.

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