If the changes went into effect today, 5.2 million people would fail to meet the new requirements in a given month, according to analysis from the Urban Institute.
A mix of education, treatment, and other measures shows promise, experts say.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Seattle City Council OKs employee head tax … prosecutor drops charges against Mo. governor … and Detroit sues downtown’s largest landowner.
The Food and Drug Administration has traced the outbreak to a farm in Hyde County, North Carolina.
In Arkansas and other states, city and county associations have led a full-out charge against the pharmaceutical industry.
It's the worst E. coli outbreak since 2006.
Bariatric surgery works, but hundreds of thousands of eligible patients can’t get it.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Swearing in New Orleans’ first woman mayor … why Amazon poopooed Detroit for HQ2 … Chicago suburb looks to outsource firefighting … and Iowa’s state auditor sets record pace in hunt for fraud.
Officials know that synthetic opioids are killing more people than heroin or OxyContin—but there’s still a lot of data missing.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Arizona teacher walkouts to continue … Gary to cancel its air show for second time … Nashville transit vote … and companies scoop up their scooters in Austin.
In the chaos of that day, they were exposed to unprecedented levels of aerosolized dust from the collapsed World Trade Center skyscrapers.
According to this year’s numbers, U.S. public health systems continue to improve overall.
The threat of a flu pandemic clouds even his legendary optimism, so he's launching an initiative to prevent one.
The company hopes it will play a part in reducing opioid use.
Communities selected for StriveTogether have demonstrated a commitment to ensuring kids have a strong start in life.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Asian tick’s New Jersey foothold … Ohio cities find compromise on telecom bill … North Dakota governor covers costs of his official travel … and Kauai recovers.
All 50 states recognize that someone is legally dead once they are brain dead, but the Garden State has a rather large exemption.
There's evidence they carry pathogens that make us sick, and some microbial genes capable of making bacteria resistant to certain antibiotics.
No studies have been done on the change in New York City's noise over time, whether it is getting worse or by how much.
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