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Viewpoints: White House Policy On Family Planning Compromises Doctors’ First Amendment Rights; Lessons For Americans From Finland On Mental Health

Editorial pages focus on these health topics and others. The Hill: Our First Amendment Rights Are Under Assault With The Global Gag Rule Research shows that without access to basic reproductive health care, women can’t thrive economically. Expanding contraceptive use improves women’s agency, education and labor force participation. Yet across Africa, there is an unmet… Read More »

U.S. House condemns Trump’s courtroom efforts to end Obamacare

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Calling it an effort to take away Americans’ healthcare, the U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday to condemn the Trump administration’s courtroom bid to eliminate Obamacare. The 240-186 vote was a largely symbolic move aimed at keeping the spotlight on the issue. Just eight Republicans joined majority Democrats in voting to urge… Read More »

House Democrats unveil Affordable Care Act stabilization bill

House Democrats have introduced legislation that seeks to strengthen the Affordable Care Act by continuing the protections for pre-existing conditions and lowering costs, just three days after the ninth anniversary of the ACA’s passage. As reported by PBS, the bill is aimed at making more middle-class Americans eligible for subsidized insurance through the ACA and… Read More »