Most children enrolled in Medicaid who get a diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder don’t get timely or appropriate treatment afterward. That’s the conclusion of a report published Thursday by a federal watchdog agency, the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General

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A new statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics looks at the effects of racism on children’s development, starting in the womb

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Ali Berlow interviews our Ruth Faden about Food Ethics. What is a food ethicist? People who work on the ethics of food are studying the rights, duties, and harms associated with the ways in which we produce, process, and consume our food

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The very nature and purpose of SNAP, or food stamps, remains a point of contention between public health and anti-hunger communities. With our Nancy Kass

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Amid concerns over two-tier health system, new scheme will read volunteers’ DNA for free

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Forced off their parents’ insurance and faced with high insulin prices, young adults dangerously ration, stockpile, and turn to the black market for the medication they need to stay alive

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A ‘No-Brainer’?

July 17, 2019

Calls grow for Medicare to cover anti-rejection drugs

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New “living drugs”—made from a patient’s own cells—can cure once incurable cancers. But can we afford them?

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