- Report: fewer Illinois kids lack health insurance Updated: Mar-06-14 6:16 pm
- Europe at origin of chronic US execution dilemma Updated: Feb-18-14 9:39 am
- Grant to aid research on black HIV/AIDS epidemic Updated: Feb-11-14 11:41 am
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - While a child advocacy group's report shows that more Illinois kids now have health insurance, it also warns that health disparities related to income and race could intensify if there are program cuts to Medicaid and social services as the state faces a large dip in revenues next year.
BRUSSELS - There's one big reason the United States has a dearth of execution drugs so acute that some states are considering solutions such as firing squads and gas chambers: Europe won't allow the drugs to be exported because of its fierce hostility to capital punishment.
PITTSBURGH - African-American men who have sex with other men typically are more conservative in sexual behavior than gay men in general. So why are they far more likely to contract HIV/AIDS?