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Urban's new podcast discusses the possibility of a single-payer health system, for which public support has risen considerably.
Congress has agreed to extend funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program, a critical source of coverage for young children.
Why did US life expectancy decline for a second year in a row?
Despite strong support for birth control among women, steps by the administration may put access to it at risk.
Exposure to indoor allergens and irritants like mold, moisture, pests, and tobacco smoke can exacerbate asthma.
Certain groups seem more likely to suffer from asthma, including low-income households, renters, and children.
Three possible scenarios help explain the potential implications of President Trump's recent executive order on health care.
A promising Medicaid initiative for opioid treatment has been implemented in Maryland, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
Up to 9 million children are at risk of losing coverage under the Children's Health Insurance Program, absent reauthorization of funding by Congress.

From Safety Net to Solid Ground

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From Safety Net to Solid Ground

How will potential changes to federal safety net programs affect the well-being of people striving to cover their basic needs?

Structural Racism in America

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Structural Racism in America

Public policies, institutional practices, and cultural narratives perpetuate our country's racial inequalities. 

Resilience in the Face of Disaster

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Resilience in the Face of Disaster

When disaster strikes, we need inclusive plans grounded in evidence on what works.

Updates from the Urban Institute

Updates from the Urban Institute

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