In just over a month, voters in Albuquerque will decide whether abortions later in pregnancy should stay legal in the city. It promises to be a contentious fight.
Beginning January first, most Americans will be required to have health insurance or pay penalties under the Affordable Care Act. But Native Americans are one of just a few groups that won’t be fined if they don’t buy insurance. That exemption could mean status quo for a big part of Indian Country: high health disparities, and no access to care.
Health Departments in the Southwest are beginning to see some of the first flu cases of the season. Officials warn there are many populations at higher risk for health complications for the flu. One high-risk group is Native Americans. However, the reason why isn’t fully understood.
The uninsured who can now enroll in the new health care insurance options include millions who aren't comfortable speaking English.
Reproductive rights groups in Texas filed a federal lawsuit Friday that aims to block parts of a new law targeting abortion clinics.
As the Affordable Care Act is implemented, Managed Care Organizations are looking to sign Native Americans up for health insurance plans.
Two online components of the federally run insurance marketplace will not be ready on Oct. 1 as previously planned.
Here's something you don't think about when you get into a taxi: your driver could be a doctor. Why foreign-licensed medical professionals have a tough time getting into a health system that needs more doctors.
Texas Governor Rick Perry is doing everything he can to slow the rollout of the Affordable Care Act in his state.
With heavy rainfall still drenching parts of the Southwest, health officials are warning that mosquito populations could increase, and more mosquitoes could mean more West Nile Virus.