Government/Public Affairs

One in six children struggles with hunger, and 43 million Americans live in poverty

December 2017 | Location: National | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Finance, Government/Public Affairs, Health

The law gives mentally capable, terminally ill adults with six months or fewer to live the option to request a doctor’s prescription for medication they can decide to take to die peacefully if their end-of-life suffering becomes...

December 2017 | Location: National, Colorado | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Government/Public Affairs, Health

Some popular tax deductions could disappear when the clock strikes midnight on Dec. 31

December 2017 | Location: National | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Business, Consumer News, Finance, Government/Public Affairs

The results of the 2020 decennial census are likely to help guide the allocation of more than $9 billion in federal spending for Kentucky

November 2017 | Location: Kentucky | Category: Government/Public Affairs

More than 80% of non-traumatic amputations in VA patients are caused by DFUs

November 2017 | Location: National | Category: Government/Public Affairs, Health

At a provocative Memorial to victims, NSC unveils new data showing the scope of the opioid epidemic and distributes first-of-their-kind “Warn Me” labels in attempt to Stop Everyday Killers

November 2017 | Location: National | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Consumer News, Government/Public Affairs, Health

North Carolina has been hit by nearly 30 tropical storms and hurricanes over the last decade

October 2017 | Location: North Carolina | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Government/Public Affairs

If you spot unusual or questionable charges, contact your health care provider.

October 2017 | Location: National | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Consumer News, Government/Public Affairs, Health, Justice/Legal

More than 41 million Americans, including nearly 13 million children, lived at risk of hunger in 2016

September 2017 | Location: National | Category: Government/Public Affairs, Health

Early intervention for invisible wounds plays a critical role for returning service members

September 2017 | Location: National | Category: Government/Public Affairs, Health

It’s only a matter of time before cuts that could deny seniors access to healthcare become a reality

August 2017 | Location: National | Category: Government/Public Affairs

Ninety seven percent of surveyed respondents reported at least one workplace fatigue risk factor

July 2017 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News, Government/Public Affairs, Health

Every two years, more than 150 children living with type 1 diabetes gather in Washington, D.C. for the JDRF Children’s Congress

July 2017 | Location: National | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Government/Public Affairs

Fifty-four percent of AI/AN children were enrolled in medicaid or chip in 2015 as compared to 39% of all children

July 2017 | Location: National | Category: Government/Public Affairs

Under the U.S. House-passed American Health Care Act of 2017, children’s Medicaid funding would be cut by at least 43 billion dollars over 10 years.

July 2017 | Location: National | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Entertainment, Government/Public Affairs

About 15 percent of elderly Americans in small towns and rural areas rely on Medicaid

June 2017 | Location: National | Category: Government/Public Affairs

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