The roughly 40 million Americans who use food assistance programs are also helping to create jobs.
Members of the Self Employed Women's Association (SEWA) make low-cost sanitary pads at their facility in Ahmedabad, India. May 28th marks the sixth annual Menstrual Hygiene Day, created to highlight the importance of good menstrual hygiene management.
For decades, the federal government has attempted to better prioritize equity in environmental initiatives. A new report highlights one area in which those efforts have fallen short.
A new report finds that inhaling air pollution doesn't just impact the heart and lungs: It can damage all parts of the body, and cause or worsen diseases.
Research shows that house calls are an excellent way to deliver care, providing better outcomes and lowering costs. So why aren't we funding more of them?
It would cost about $250 million to get an additional 650,000 low-income Americans to breastfeed as much as experts recommend, but it would save families and the health-care system $1.5 billion, a study finds.
Some Americans feel government shutdowns more acutely than others.
A new report estimates that remediating contaminated small water systems could cost up to $666 a year per person.