California is about to give insurance coverage to every low-income resident, documented or not.
Edna Adan Ismail has broken molds and built institutions. She hopes her example will be one that inspires women across Africa.
The law requires hospitals that accept Medicaid to ask for patients’ immigration status. It doesn’t require patients to answer.
The state is one of the best places to live in terms of education, health, and quality of life—unless you’re Black. Minnesota Medicaid is trying to change that.
Community health workers' visits made a difference, especially for Black mothers, in Michigan.
Studies from around the world show U.S.-supported free school meals improve health, education, and economic development. So why are they at risk of cuts back home?
Black women are disproportionately exposed to chemicals that can endanger pregnant people and their babies.
Without access to diapers, both parents and children face health risks.
If more police are wearing body cameras, doctors and nurses should, too.
A new memoir takes a personal look at why today’s generation of rural, low-income Americans won't live as long as their parents.