by Alice Ollstein Posted on December 16, 2014 Updated: December 17, 2014
The contract would give the company jurisdiction over the medical care of the more than 10,000 DC residents that cycle through the jail every year.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on December 15, 2014 Updated: December 16, 2014
A new study suggests that many low-income Latinos are too wary of the police to call 911.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on December 15, 2014
Tennessee's governor just became the latest Republican to unveil a plan to implement the policy.
by Katie Valentine Posted on December 15, 2014
A new poll found that though a "solid majority" -- 63 percent -- of Americans think climate change is generally bad for people's health, most aren't able to list any particular health impact of climate change.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on December 15, 2014 Updated: December 15, 2014
The omnibus spending bill just approved by Congress finally extends abortion coverage to rape victims in the Peace Corps.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on December 12, 2014 Updated: December 12, 2014
For children of color still reeling from the effects of crime, poverty, limited health care, and poor schools in their low-income neighborhoods, the mental disorder can take a toll on the mind.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on December 12, 2014 Updated: December 12, 2014
They're accusing Planned Parenthood of profiting from the "promiscuity of children."
Amid the frenzy about a potential Ebola outbreak in the United States in recent months, many Americans may have forgotten about some more common deadly viruses.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on December 11, 2014
"It's a dream come true that we've converted knowledge into something that can actually save lives and avoid getting cancer in the first place."
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on December 11, 2014 Updated: December 11, 2014
It's really hard to get an accurate snapshot of sexual violence among students.