My students understand the connections between poverty and health. Why doesn't Washington? (Or Harrisburg?)
Preventive care got a boost on Jan. 1. It's not even in dispute.
Lead poisoning of children continues to be a serious health problem – and one that science has linked to lower and lower levels of exposure even as government has opted for greater and greater cuts in prevention programs.
“Pink, the supposed color of femininity, does not represent breast cancer to me," says survivor Erika Lads.
With just 3 percent of all health expenditures in the U.S. going toward agencies whose primary mission is prevention, a new report proposes a national tax on all medical care transactions.