The federal government wants to make permanent a rule allowing certain patients to take home up to a 28-day supply of the addiction medication methadone, instead of going to a clinic for a daily dose.
Administering buprenorphine in the first few critical minutes after an overdose patient wakes up resulted in a substantial number of patients seeking treatment within 30 days.
The federal government’s recent approval of Oregon’s request to modify its Medicaid program could lead to medically tailored meals for people with low-incomes.
Increased enrollment doesn't mean adequate coverage, and a survey found 43% of working-age adults were inadequately insured.
Sickle cell anemia, the leading cause of stroke in children, affects roughly 100,000 Americans, primarily Black people.
Skirmishing over birth control methods already has begun, as Republican lawmakers in some states push to restrict access to birth control methods they claim cause abortions.