| Aug 16, 2011
| 8:51 AM
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says that bullying prevention messages are likely to be more effective if they come from many adults in a community and...
| Sep 21, 2014
Half of all children given up for adoption will search for their birth parents at some point in their lives. Those adopted as infants are the most common group of people searching, and most often they start looking for the mother first, according to...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 9:06 PM
Looking to enroll people in health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, government and volunteer agencies headed to the state's population centers. The effort paid off.
Newly released data on enrollment of individuals who signed up during the...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 7:43 AM
As the Affordable Care Act prepared to launch in 2013, one of the big unknowns was how insurance companies would take to the new marketplace: Would they embrace the opportunity to insure a group of largely uninsured working people, or would they avoid the...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 10:19 PM
Not long ago, you always knew where to find a Walgreens — at the corner of happy and homely.
Walgreens' banal, cookie-cutter buildings made one part of America indistinguishable from another. Inside were narrow, harshly-lit aisles piled high...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Instruction at La Grange Area Head Start usually begins in September, but due to difficulties securing funding, dozens of low-income children have yet to attend any school this year.
The Community and Economic Development Association of Cook County, one...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 4:29 PM
An arm of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is giving $5.8 million to Baltimore company Profectus BioSciences for its efforts to develop an Ebola vaccine.
The investment comes as the southeast Baltimore biotechnology company prepares to...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 6:33 PM
Officials from the Maryland health exchange and their prime contractor have agreed to delay potential litigation over the troubled website that frustrated thousands in their attempts to buy health insurance promised under the Affordable Care Act.
| Oct 17, 2014
| 6:13 PM
As Pennsylvania hospitals work to remain ready for any number of public health emergencies — from likely disasters such as a busy flu season to unlikely events such as an Ebola outbreak — they are doing so with dramatically reduced federal...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 6:16 PM
– Most Lehigh Valley federal lawmakers are joining a chorus of concerns about how federal officials are responding to the Ebola crisis, calling for restricting travel from the affected countries and better coordination among agencies.
| Sep 26, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Connecticut is one of five states in the country to receive a five-year Community of Practice Grant, which examines the process of improving supports to individuals with intellectual disabilities and their families across the span of their lifetime. The...