The federal agency charged with ensuring fairness in housing is proposing a rule change critics say would make it harder to fight housing discrimination — and supporters say would help prevent unnecessary lawsuits.
Researchers and physicians point to a growing body of peer-reviewed academic scholarship in support of gender-affirming medical treatment for transgender youth.
Patients seeking mental health care deal with hurdles such as incorrect phone numbers, month-long delays in scheduling appointments and psychiatrists who refuse to accept insurance.
Paying for medical, housing or food bills is a challenge for 40% of rural American adults, according to the results of a new nationally representative survey.
After same-sex marriage was legalized in the U.S., more gay men reported having health insurance, access to medical care and annual checkups.
Nearly 2 million low-income families affected by cardiovascular disease face high or catastrophic financial burdens due to out-of-pocket costs.
Immigrants to the United States who are not citizens are more likely to have worse oral health compared to natives and naturalized citizens.
Efforts at improving health equity in Oregon have reduced disparities in primary care visits among African American and Native American people.
In light of debates over Medicaid work requirements, this review features studies that show how for healthy and unhealthy people alike, some forms of work might worsen health.
Uninsured adults don't use emergency rooms more than insured adults. But they use other forms of health care much less, new research finds. Another study considers a strategy to change this.