A half-century since the public learned of the U.S. government’s barbaric treatment of Black men with syphilis, racial disparities in medicine remain alarmingly pronounced.
Gabriela Acuna gave birth to a premature baby before being put on a ventilator. Now she needs a lung transplant—and her family says Nevada Medicaid will not cover one for her.
Sixty percent of people in the coverage gap are Black, Latino, Indigenous or Asian. The effect has been nothing short of devastating, and now it’s time to fix the problem.
Regardless of who came out on top in a presidential race that rarely reached spots like rural Missouri, coronavirus was set to keep raging.
It is hard to imagine a scenario where Warren could have been comfortable saying, as Sanders has, that “I don’t think I have to do that right now.”
Kansas governor Laura Kelly had broad support to expand the system but it didn’t happen. Now, health care for 130,000 Kansans hangs in the balance.
The new policy would count use of public assistance programs against legal immigrants looking to become citizens.