States are a critical battleground over abortion rights, and polling reveals where opinions stand at the state and national level.
By Laura Santhanam
The bigger problem for Democrats is that two messages — fundamentally reshaping the nation's health care system versus defending Obama's popular law — divide the party as it tries grabbing control of Congress in this fall's elections.
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
The EPA's Office of Inspector General says in a report that the agency must take steps now to be able to react more quickly in times of public health emergencies.
By Associated Press
A new report from the Kaiser Family Foundation offers a helpful look at these plans.
By Philip Moeller
By Christina Jewett, Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News
The number of infants under age 1 involved has been rising — up threefold from 24 infants in the fiscal year that ended last Sept. 30, and 46 infants the year before.
By Sharon Begley, STAT
The DNA damage found in the new study included deletions of thousands of DNA bases, including at spots far from the edit. Some of the deletions can silence genes that should be active and activate genes that should be silent,…
By Jason Kane and Sarah Varney, Kaiser Health News
From 2006 to 2016, the number of doctors in Puerto Rico dropped from 14,000 to 9,000, an exodus hastened by Hurricane Maria. With so many doctors leaving the island, many low-income families must travel long distances for medical appointments, and…
By Kavitha Cardoza, Education Week
It looks like a flash drive, can be hidden anywhere and doesn't create tell-tale smoke. Across the country, the use of these e-cigarettes are spiking among youth, but parents often aren't even sure what they are and many teens mistakenly…
By Marshall Allen, ProPublica
With little public scrutiny, the health insurance industry has joined forces with data brokers to vacuum up personal details about hundreds of millions of Americans. Then they feed this information into complicated computer algorithms that spit out predictions about how…
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