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Laura Santhanam is the Data Producer for the PBS NewsHour. Follow @LauraSanthanam
What a pediatrician recommends serves as a strong predictor of whether or not a caregiver chooses to get their child vaccinated against COVID.
With confidence in the Supreme Court falling, more than half of Americans oppose the decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, according to the latest poll from the PBS NewsHour, NPR and Marist.
The bipartisan Keep Kids Fed Act of 2022, a reimagination of proposals earlier this spring that failed to gain traction, could extend these waivers through the end of the 2022-2023 school year.
With five months to go before this year’s midterm elections, voters say they are more likely to cast a ballot following last month’s mass shootings, according to the latest PBS NewsHour/NPR/Marist Poll.
Potential missteps in how we express our sympathy to others often emerge from our discomfort in witnessing another person in pain. But this advice from grief experts helps reframe how words can support people whose loved ones have died.
In the wake of a leaked draft opinion from the Supreme Court suggesting a majority of justices want to eliminate federally protected abortion rights, more than half of Americans say they have little to no faith in that institution.
Humans are so ill-equipped to process large numbers – nevermind large-scale suffering – that it’s nearly impossible to grasp the toll of 1 million dead.
Current economic challenges, particularly inflation, have taken a toll not only on Democrats vying for their spots on Capitol Hill, but also on the one currently residing at the White House.
Four out of 10 births in the U.S. are paid for by Medicaid. Starting this month, pregnant and postpartum people are eligible to receive coverage 12 months after delivery to expand access and improve health outcomes for new parents and…
With pandemic-era waivers for school meals set to expire June 30, schools are scrambling to figure out how to feed kids as soon as this summer if Congress fails to act. One bill in Congress could help.
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