Healthcare Systems & Policy

A weekslong investigation revealed numerous barriers to health care in rural and reservation areas of South Dakota that are leading to increased illness and higher mortality rates. This is the first of a two-part series.

Healthcare Regulation and Reform

Kristen Malaby, a former warehouse worker, has become a key figure in San Bernardino's homeless community, leading clean-ups and advocating for access to healthcare. As a team member of Healthcare in Action, a street medicine team serving more than 400 unhoused individuals, she has helped provide wraparound services and addressing the health challenges faced by this vulnerable population.

There are a number of reasons why the U.S. health care system is falling short when it comes to maternity care. All of them are about money.

Women's and Maternal Health