Surgeon General Jerome Adams warned a Senate committee Thursday that efforts to combat the opioid epidemic in the U.S. fall short – an released a spray of Narcan into the hearing room.
Surgeon General Jerome Adams warned a Senate committee Thursday that efforts to combat the opioid epidemic in the U.S. fall short – an released a spray of Narcan into the hearing room.read more
Experts at an event hosted by HealthAffairs.org urged lawmakers to take seriously the threat of violence in the nation’s most vulnerable communities.
Experts at an event hosted by HealthAffairs.org urged lawmakers to take seriously the threat of violence in the nation’s most vulnerable communities.read more
Health care policy experts debated the merits of policies like medicare-for-all and the affordable care act during a panel discussion on Wednesday.
A new bill is intended to remedy what some members of Congress call inadequate and ineffective handling of sexual assault allegations at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.read more
The number of uninsured people in the U.S. increased from 7.9% to 8.5% from 2017 to 2018.read more
African-Americans has faced several discrepancies with mental health. Rather it being the lack of communication when discussing the topic, the scarcity of mental health care access or simply the lack of representation of African-American psychiatrists and psychologists; in each instance, it has become a nationwide issue that has finally been called to attention.read more
An Ohio woman has sued a fertility clinic after a DNA kit bought as a Christmas gift revealed that the man she thought was her father is not biologically related to her. She accuses the clinic of using a stranger’s sperm to fertilize her mother’s egg.
An amendment tucked into a defense spending bill and adopted in the House by unanimous voice vote obliges the Pentagon to say whether ticks were weaponized with Lyme disease during the Cold War — a discredited conspiracy theory revived in a new book.
WASHINGTON - In a hearing Friday, House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Rep. Elijah Cummings told a panel of witnesses who said they cannot afford their prescription medication that he plans to take pharma executives to task when the House reconvenes after its...
Actress Taraji P. Henson appeared at the second forum sponsored by the Congressional Black Caucus Emergency Taskforce on Black Youth Suicide and Mental Health on Friday.
Members of Congress and safety advocates held a press conference in order to raise awareness against hot car deaths.
https://vimeo.com/329176350 WASHINGTON — Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf told officials from 33 states and territories Monday that his state’s efforts to reduce one of the highest opioid death rates in the country were built on creating 45 centers to address...
https://vimeo.com/328193792 WASHINGTON, April 3 -- Could humans regrow their limbs? Researchers are considering this possibility as they study the regrowth of tail fins and other organs in zebrafish. Zebrafish are a member of the minnow family that live in freshwater...
WASHINGTON — Younger generations of pro and anti-abortion advocates are digging in their heels and preparing for a long, drawn-out legal battle as President Trump alters access to reproductive care and courts across the country continue to rule on abortion. This past...
WASHINGTON — With the future of abortion rights on the verge of changing like no time since before Roe v. Wade, advocates are presenting new arguments to plead their cases. Both sides have amped up messaging in an effort to intertwine human rights and abortion since...
African-American voters in South Carolina discuss the primary // February 29, 2020