Health Care

President Donald Trump signs his Executive Order on Promoting Free Speech and Religious Liberty during a National Day of Prayer event at the White House in Washington on May 4. (CNS photo/Jim Lo Scalzo, EPA)
Politics & Society News
Religious groups that had opposed the mandate were pleased with the administration's action.
Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., left, and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., right, talk while walking to a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington in July. Senate Republicans are planning a final, uphill push to erase President Barack Obama's health care law. But Democrats and their allies are going all-out to stop the drive. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kevin ClarkeSeptember 19, 2017
“The health of the American people is incredibly important...you just don’t railroad something through, something you’ve just whipped together in the last couple of weeks.”
Politics & Society Dispatches
During an exchange with a nun at a town hall, the Republican leader of the House argued that government is ineffective in fighting poverty.
Arts & Culture Books
Karen Sue SmithAugust 17, 2017
Health care is market-driven, yet the health care market is unlike other markets.
Politics & Society Dispatches
The order follows repeated requests for the group to drop its new policy of permitting doctors to perform the euthanasia of "nonterminal" mentally ill patients on its premises.
Under the D.S.R.I.P. model, physicians keep a close eye on their patients’ progress to prevent unnecessary hospitalizations. (iStock/sturti)
Politics & Society Short Take
Mario J. ParedesJuly 31, 2017
Several states are pioneering a system that rewards long-term wellness rather than a higher volume of health care services.