Tobacco prevention public policies are proven to help reduce smoking rates, but they may also help increase life expectancy, particularly for lower-income populations.
Millions of Americans are seeing the cost of their medications go up, but drug companies are getting two bites out of our pocketbook.
American Indian and Alaska Native women face high rates of maternal and infant mortality.
As the United States continues to address the opioid epidemic, the needs of people who live with chronic pain cannot fall by the wayside.
States are working to bring down drug prices by improving price transparency, increasing negotiating power, and cracking down on price gouging.
Americans are ready for states—the laboratories of democracy—to offer a new progressive vision for shared prosperity. This report presents a menu of state policy priorities to help people secure good jobs and good wages and to support strong and healthy communities in which all people are treated fairly and equitably.
It is imperative to consider how racism and other forms of discrimination contribute to alarmingly high rates of maternal and infant mortality among African American women.
Michele and Igor speak with Andy Slavitt, former acting administrator at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, about the latest efforts in Congress to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
The federal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting program provides evidence-based services to mothers and children that help their whole families.
The Trump administration and its allies in Congress are working to undermine federal clean air and environmental protections, putting the health of all Americans at risk.
As many as 8.7 million black, Hispanic, and other people of color could lose Medicaid coverage under the Senate health care bill.
The Senate ACA repeal bill's proposed cut in essential health benefits would be catastrophic for people who are sick or have a pre-existing condition and need prescription drugs, treatment for opioid addiction, or other services that could be excluded.
Senate Repeal Bill Would Still Eviscerate Coverage and Protections for People with Pre-Existing Conditions
Even without waivers for community rating, the emerging Senate ACA repeal bill would still critically weaken protections for people with pre-existing conditions.
Trump’s policy agenda denies women their fundamental rights and is particularly harmful to mothers.
President Donald Trump’s Regulatory Accountability Act would result in more public health disasters by hamstringing federal agencies’ efforts to respond to emerging threats.