The national average for mental health care spending is $103 per capita, but in Texas, it is $34, yet the state Legislature is planning drastic cuts.
The new health care reform law, the Affordable Health Care Act, contains numerous benefits for women and children, women's advocates say.
Another offshore oil rig exploded and burned in the Gulf of Mexico Sept. 2, 80 miles south of the Louisiana coast.
Programs affecting millions of Californians face a double-whammy: delays in funding, and uncertainty about what funding they will ultimately receive.
In a major step forward for better air quality around the nation's ports, U.S. District Judge Christina Snyder ruled Aug. 26 that the Port of Los Angeles is within its rights to implement a Clean Trucks Program.
CHEERS for troubadour Anne Feeney, who has sung her lungs out to help America's workers.
More than 750,000 Medicare beneficiaries have so far received relief from the so-called prescription drug donut hole as a result of President Obama's health reform law.
PHILADELPHIA - The spirited crowd that filled the First Unitarian Church here to hear about the new health reform law came with mixed emotions.
CLEVELAND -- July 30 was a bright sunny summer day here in Cleveland and dozens gathered in Public Square to launch balloons in celebration of the 45th anniversary of Medicare and call for extending the program to all Americans.
According to a report released Thursday, July 28, by the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice, the state's eight juvenile detention centers have "serious deficiencies."