Anna Claire Vollers covers health care for Stateline. She is based in Huntsville, Alabama.
An explosion in the number of nurse practitioners with doctorates has spurred debate and legislation over who can use the “Dr.” title.
In places where the social safety net is threadbare, maternity homes can offer a soft place to land. And their numbers are growing.
Six states, including New Jersey, have created new child tax credits, while five more have expanded their existing credits.