Belsy García Manrique is a year away from realizing her dream of becoming a doctor—and her father is awaiting deportation.
Respondents who named health care as their priority for state elections frequently specified the issue: how universal health care would benefit everyone.
Children in the U.S. have a 70 percent greater chance of dying before adulthood than in comparable nations. Guns, car accidents and lack of access to health care are to blame.
Life expectancy has dropped in the U.S. for two consecutive years. Guns, drugs and car accidents are deadlier here than in peer nations.