Health & Human Services
Health & Human Services
The FDA moved Thursday to impose new restrictions on how stores can sell e-cigarettes.
Acute flaccid myelitis has been reported in 39 states and Washington, D.C.
COMMENTARY | Instituting work requirements does not mean that people get jobs, keep jobs, or advance in jobs. The focus needs to be kept on the end game—economic stability and mobility—not administrative indicators.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Chicago ticket and debt collection reforms … Denver minimum wage … N.C.’s hate crime increase … and an 18-year-old mayor’s agenda.
2018 NAVIGATOR AWARD WINNER: Annissa Essaibi-George, Boston City Councilor, City of Boston, Massachusetts.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Calif. Gov.-elect Newsom might not live in Sacramento … Denver’s HQ2 dreams may not yet be dashed … and a short-term rental ban endorsed in Maine city.
Three out of four conservative states approved measures, while the election of a Democratic governor in Maine seemingly ends the Republican effort to block last year’s successful referendum.
2018 NAVIGATOR AWARD WINNER: Fire Chief Don Crowson and Team, Arlington, Texas
Long-term care measure goes down in Maine.
Ballot initiatives in Idaho, Montana, Nebraska and Utah are steaming toward Election Day, fueling perceptions that narratives on public-option health care have shifted.
Opioids are frequently a contributing factor to hospitalizations in Pennsylvania, and not just with overdoses, according to new data.
Young adults who find themselves homeless often require a different approach and set of services. Urban Institute's Serena Lei looks at the issue in the nation's capital and beyond.
There are now about 38,000 homeless veterans, according to federal agencies.
Brooklyn's newest domestic violence shelter allows abuse victims to move in with their pets, eliminating a key hurdle to seeking help.
A handful of states are looking to rapidly expand the availability of methadone treatment, which has historically been stigmatized and restricted.
A report from the Kaiser Family Foundation outlined a .6 percent drop in Medicaid enrollment in 2018, the first since 2007.
In Minnesota, a training and hiring program is working on getting people into employment, including for the Hennepin County government.
Low vaccination rates may have contributed to an especially deadly flu season, which saw more than 80,000 fatalities.
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