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A fragmented health care environment is often the root of medication mismanagement, especially for low-income people.
Some have misinterpreted estimates on how single-payer (i.e. Medicare for All) proposals would affect federal spending and total national health spending.
Nearly 5 million parents with substance use disorders live with their children.
In Asian American and Pacific Islander communities, mental health issues are often shrouded by silence and shame.
A new study finds more than half a million adults with opioid use disorder are parents living with children younger than 18.
Significant evidence documents the spillover benefits of parental Medicaid coverage on children’s health and well-being.
Parents’ concerns about immigration-related consequences may cause them to drop coverage for which they or their children are eligible.
The introduction of the birth control pill in 1960 gave women increased power to plan their futures and participate in the economy.

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