Health Care

Photo: Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep
Kerry Weber August 08, 2019
Perinatal hospice offers compassionate care to children with life-limiting conditions.
A Wichita, Kan., church discovered that it could wipe out $2.2 million in debt not only for neighbors in the Wichita area but for every Kansan facing imminent insolvency because of medical expenses.
The role of caring for elderly family members is increasingly falling to mid-life adults. (iStock/kali9)
Amy Ziettlow July 17, 2019
We can honor our parents by supporting a paid family leave program, one that is not limited to raising children but also recognizes the growing financial and physical burdens of caring for elderly family members.
Democratic presidential candidate former vice president Joe Biden, left, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., all talk at the same time during the Democratic primary debate hosted by NBC News at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Thursday, June 27, 2019, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Our readers July 12, 2019
In an online survey, America asked members of its “U.S. Politics Catholic Discussion Group” on Facebook and other readers for their thoughts on the debates.
As the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit considers the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, the Catholic Health Association voiced its support for the act, declaring access to health care a basic human right.
The Franciscan sister moved to Kermit, West Virginia, 10 years ago, just a few months after the now infamous FBI shutdown of a town pharmacy.