In the Bible Belt, many Southerners who held conservative views often criticized harm reduction as something that encouraged — not ended — the use of drugs. But attitudes have shifted.
By Max Blau, Stateline
The administration argues that the budget doesn't cut Medicare benefits to seniors but makes better use of taxpayers' dollars and helps reduce Medicare spending by lowering prescription drug costs.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Catherine Lucey, Associated Press
A new study finds that prices for services at hospitals rose far more than those by physicians during the same time period.
By Laura Santhanam
A day after unveiling the plan as a proposed regulation, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar raised the stakes by calling on Congress to make it law and broaden it to include people covered by employer health insurance, not…
By Associated Press
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press
The number of U.S. drug overdose deaths has begun to level off after years of relentless increases driven by the opioid epidemic, health secretary Alex Azar said Tuesday, cautioning it's too soon to declare victory.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said premiums for a popular type of "silver" health plan under the Affordable Care Act will edge downward next year in most states.
By Joshua Barajas
There hasn't always been clear data on how many children have been separated from their parents at the border since the Trump administration rolled out its "zero tolerance" policy a few months ago. Numbers matter, and here are a few…
Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar says that the Trump administration is working to comply with a federal court order deadline to reunite immigrant families separated at the border. Meanwhile, 17 states and the District of Columbia…
By Michael Balsamo, Will Weissert, Gene Johnson, Associated Press
States, including New York and California, sued the Trump administration Tuesday to force it to reunite the thousands of immigrant children and parents it separated at the border, as pressure mounted to reconnect families more quickly.
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