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Millions of girls and women are displaced and on the move right now globally – and the Trump administration’s proposed drastic cuts to humanitarian aid will have a major impact on these girls’ and...

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The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) on May 24 released its long-awaited analysis of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) passed by the House of Representatives three weeks ago. While the score was...

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Senate leadership has indicated that passage of the American Health Care Act “will not be quick,” but it may not matter. Individual insurance markets already are shaky, in limbo by a lawsuit that...

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One of the most important pieces of the newly passed House health bill is a possible US$800 billion cut over 10 years to Medicaid, the federal program designed to provide insurance coverage to the poor....

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You haven’t showered in a few days, and you haven’t brushed your teeth yet this morning. But, your baby is one month old today! You picked out the perfect outfit and made sure the lighting was just...

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Baseball marks the end of winter and the start of spring, and we as a nation delight in watching not only the pros but also our kids play this great game. Unfortunately, we sports medicine doctors are...

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Pre-existing conditions became the focus of debate on the American Health Care Act, which was narrowly passed 217-213 by the House of Representatives May 4, 2017. The debate led to bitter disagreement,...

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With the passage of the Republicans’ health care act, the House of Representatives seems to be saying that coming up with a plan to insure Americans really wasn’t all that hard after all. It just...

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As Congress considers the federal budget proposal for fiscal year 2018 to reduce funding for services to poor and homeless Americans, programs with proven cost-effectiveness should not be on the chopping...

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In medicine, we speak of “seeing patients” when we are rounding in the hospital or caring for those who come to our clinics. But what about those people who may be sick but do not seek care? What...