Health & Human Services

Failed Health Bill Fuels New Momentum for Expanding Medicaid

In the days since Republicans halted their plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, support for one of the law's central policies has grown in states where GOP opposition has stunted it for years.

What the Unemployment Drug-Testing Bill on Trump's Desk Means for States

The president is expected to sign legislation that undoes an Obama-era regulation about who can be drug tested. States will likely get more say over the matter, but not just yet.

The Future of Health Care Is Outside the Doctor's Office

States are increasingly investing in community health workers to improve their residents' health.

Syphilis Rate Among Newborns Reaches Highest Level in Years

The disease was nearly eradicated around 2000 but has been on the rise since 2012. Health officials partially blame the opioid epidemic.

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