Health & Human Services

While Homeless Veterans Get Housing, Rest Are Left in the Cold

Veteran homelessness has dropped sharply, thanks to cities’ efforts and new funds from the Obama administration. But most people living on the streets aren’t veterans.

The Latest Tax Battle in States Is Over Tampons

Bills to make feminine hygiene products tax-exempt have been introduced in several states this year. So far, the legislation has already failed in one.

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.

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.

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