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Déjà Vu: National Surveys Leave Trans People Behind

Scout, Ph.D. | Posted 08.13.2013 | Gay Voices
Scout, Ph.D.

Trans studies consistently report even higher levels of discrimination and related health problems than in the LGB population. Leaving T data collection out of the National Health Interview Survey leaves the effort to eliminate trans health disparities at a great disadvantage.

Public Programs That Work -- Good News on Children's Coverage

Gene Lewit | Posted 04.29.2012 | Politics
Gene Lewit

We still have a long way to go before we solve the problem of the uninsured in America. Millions of children are currently eligible for Medicaid and CHIP but not enrolled and coverage for millions more is tenuous and transitory.

Baby Boom Has Gone Bust

Tom Silva | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Silva

One unexpected side effect of economic hard times is a sharp decline in birth rates. In Illinois, for example, the birth rate has fallen to its lowes...

Study: Older, Unmarried, Educated Moms On Rise

AP | LEANNE ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

New mothers in the U.S. are increasingly older and better educated than they were two decades ago, according to a study on the state of American mothe...