New research focused on California finds that hospital closures in urban areas didn’t have the same effect.
Los Angeles County officials are hoping to replicate a successful pilot program that mated sterile male mosquitoes with biting females, leading to a reduction in the overall population.
One out of every 13 older Americans struggles to find enough food to eat while the federal program intended to help hasn’t kept pace with the graying population.
As Americans sink under medical expenses, debt collectors go to great—and sometimes strange—lengths to collect.
Trump rule could relax requirements that health care providers offer language services.
Other states dealing with the high air ambulance costs have tried to rein in the industry but have continually run up against the Airline Deregulation Act.
The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General found shortfalls related to fire safety and other areas in a survey of 20 facilities.
Across the country, municipalities are helping residents repair mendable belongings, keep material out of landfills and save money.
Mobile home parks could be a key part of affordable housing in Colorado. But some say they also need more regulation.
More than a fifth of grandparents raising grandchildren are poor.
Many public health advocates are skeptical of the company’s repeated assertions that adult smokers are its target audience.
Nationwide, more than 110 rural hospitals have closed since 2010, and in each instance a community struggles to survive in its own way.
The goal: reduce vaping among young people.
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Hospitals are shutting down across rural America, creating a shortage of care.
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Patti Casey, an environmental surveillance program manager for the state of Vermont, oversees three tick-monitoring programs, including one where she collects ticks by mail from residents.
Experts say it’s most effective to intervene before the age of 5.
Experts say that insurers re-entering state marketplace is a sign that the marketplaces are becoming more robust and less risky for insurers, despite ongoing political and legal battles over the ACA.
Some states allow people with opioid addictions to get a medical marijuana card, but many medical experts oppose those policies.
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