In last night’s second Democratic primary debate, health care proved a contentious issue sure to divide and define candidates.

President Trump’s proposed changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program could save $9.3 billion over 5 years. Critics say low-income working families and elderly people would be hit hardest.  

Mexican scientists are bristling at their new president’s walk back of campaign promises to support science and technology. The measures could force Mexican scientists to rely on foreign grants or take their research elsewhere.

Reports about conditions inside detention centers for immigrants on America’s southern border sound horrific—what’s going on inside detainees’ brains may be just as bad.   The realities these children endure fly in the face of core scientific concepts of child well-being…

President Trump heartily defended his environmental record yesterday in a sweeping address, baffling critics who noted his rollback of dozens of policies geared toward environmental and human health.   The speech comes amid reports that US air quality is getting worse while…

The Clint, Texas facility that has become the focal point of the US migration crisis seemed unremarkable to local residents. Yet inside, horrifying conditions numbed border agents. As one put it: “It gets to a point where you start to become a robot.”   Through dozens of…

In the poorest states in the US with the worst health outcomes, the Trump Administration’s plan to end HIV by 2030 could create new opportunities—particularly among African Americans most affected.  

A federal judge has ordered the Trump administration to allow medical professionals to access facilities detaining children near the border with Mexico, amid reports that the children are being held in deplorable conditions, Newsweek reports.

At the G20 summit, President Trump made the US the sole dissenter in an agreement to double down on climate change response.   The relatively modest consensus was criticized by environmental groups, but it did manage to unite all other G20 nations.   For his part, Trump…

Over 70 public health and medical groups teamed up to call climate change a health emergency and push for a shift away from fossil fuels, NBC reports.