What would it take to make single-payer health care a reality?

Urban's new podcast discusses the possibility of a single-payer health system, for which public support has risen considerably.

Together, Medicaid and CHIP cover more than 4 in 10 young children in most metropolitan areas

Congress has agreed to extend funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program, a critical source of coverage for young children.

Women want effective birth control

Despite strong support for birth control among women, steps by the administration may put access to it at risk.

Why are children of renters more vulnerable to asthma?

Asthma prevalence is closely related to environmental, genetic, and demographic factors, such as income and ethnicity.

Household asthma triggers can lead to ER visits for children, which cost $800 million in 2014

Exposure to indoor allergens and irritants like mold, moisture, pests, and tobacco smoke can exacerbate asthma.

Exposing and addressing child asthma in HUD-assisted renter households

Certain groups seem more likely to suffer from asthma, including low-income households, renters, and children.

What could happen if the federal government stops reimbursing insurers for the ACA’s cost-sharing reductions?

Three possible scenarios help explain the potential implications of President Trump's recent executive order on health care.

Medicaid’s health homes program: A powerful way for states to address the opioid crisis

A promising Medicaid initiative for opioid treatment has been implemented in Maryland, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

Not extending federal funding for CHIP jeopardizes coverage for children

Up to 9 million children are at risk of losing coverage under the Children's Health Insurance Program, absent reauthorization of funding by Congress.