Medical Association Blasts Trump Administration for Attacking Health Care Rights
American Medical Association to Department of Health and Human Services: “This proposal marks the rare occasion in which a federal agency seeks to remove civil rights protections.”
How City Planners Are Battling Rising Temps Across Nation
Global warming is causing major climate shifts. Now, cities are making major changes to protect their most vulnerable residents.
Planned Parenthood Withdraws From Title X Program
“We believe that the Trump administration is doing this as an attack on reproductive health care and to keep providers like Planned Parenthood from serving our patients.”
Pediatricians Highlight Impact of Racism On Children's Health
A new statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics urges doctors and policymakers to address bias and discrimination in health care.
Lead Concerns Push Newark to Distribute Bottled Water to Residents
The EPA says residents should not drink tap water, even if it’s been filtered. The city says more tests are needed.
Planned Parenthood's New Leader On Racial Equity and Reproductive Health Freedom
Alexis McGill Johnson talks to Colorlines about bringing her life’s work as a racial justice organizer to the reproductive health care organization.
New Study Pinpoints the Most Urgent Needs of TGNC People Living With HIV
The Transgender Law Center documented the top legal and health care barriers for HIV-positive trans and gender nonconforming people. The goal is “data-driven advocacy led by the community for the community.”
WATCH: Doc Explores How Criminal Justice System Fails People With Mental Illnesses
“Forty hours of mental health training in a police academy that’s seven-and-a-half months long isn’t long enough.”
Trump Administration Seeks to Strip 3.1 Million People of Food Security
The quest to prevent lower-income earning people from accessing food stamps via the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program continues.
Rev. Elena Rose Vera On the Hotline Created for Trans People, by Trans People
Trans Lifeline executive director: “We’re not just people that need to be rescued, but also have extraordinary gifts.”
Study Finds Increase in Latinx Preterm Births After Trump Election
Researchers emphasized a connection between psychosocial stress and an increase in babies born early after 45 won the White House.
Planned Parenthood President Exits as Organization Prepares for Political Fight
Dr. Leana Wen, who is leaving after eight months, maintains that abortion is a health care—not political—issue.
New Blueprint For Reproductive Justice Hopes to Transform Health Care
More than 80 organizations wrote a manifesto to bring about new policies even as growing conservatism seeks to limit access to reproductive care.
Trump's Claim That Nation's Air Has Never Been Cleaner Disproved By His EPA
Pollution is actually up since President Barack Obama left office.
Activists, Doctors and Politicians Stand Up in Support of Affordable Care Act
As a federal appeals court decides the fate of the nation’s health care policy, folks are fighting back.
UPDATE: After Protests, Rick Snyder, Governor During the Flint Water Poisoning, 'Turns Down' Harvard Fellowship
The former Michigan governor, whose decisions led to the Flint water crisis, was going to teach government at the university.
Louisiana Activists to Chemical Plant: 'Stop Poisoning Black People'
Cancer Alley activists travel to Japan to confront Denka, the company that is currently killing them.
Top Medical Orgs Declare Climate Change World's 'Greatest Public Health Challenge'
The 74 medical and health groups stressed that communities of color are the most at-risk.
Why Do Some White Chicagoans Live 30 Years Longer Than Their Black Counterparts?
It is the widest discrepancy at the city-level in the nation.
Abortion 'Gag Rule' Goes Into Effect
Abortion providers in 49 states will lose federal money if they refer patients for the medical procedure.