A decade later, the nation has made little progress in addressing the systemic problems Hurricane Katrina laid bare.
"Black cats are still the least likely to be adopted, and they need people to give them a chance."
If the current thaw in U.S.-Cuban relations leads to lifting the decades-long blockade, we will have access to life-saving drugs and vaccines now banned in the U.S.
The Foundation for AIDS Research has released a new brief that underscores the importance of syringe service programs.
The slogan of the day was "Medicare: As American as Apple Pie."
"Because of Medicare, our seniors have access to health care, they're living longer lives, decent lives. That's something worth fighting for!"
Happy birthday, Medicare! Celebrations are occurring all over the country.
Pope Francis I has been outspoken about the rights of workers to be valued and respected - including their rights to join unions - and against income inequality and poverty.
It was dedicated activism that accomplished these measures so that the benefits of living in a modern society can be accessed by millions more people.
Unions also want to use the rallies to again push for "Medicare for all," namely government-run single-payer national health insurance.