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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 »

Here is why white folks are fueling the opioid crisis, study says

The opioid crisis is at the center of a national disparity in how the public views and responds to drug addiction, according to a study published Monday in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine. The health care community funnels too many drugs to low-income white patients, triggering addiction, while people of color who… Read More »

Trump Zeroes In On Surprise Medical Bills In White House Chat With Patients, Experts

This story also ran on NPR. This story can be republished for free (details). President Donald Trump on Wednesday instructed administration officials to investigate how to prevent surprise medical bills, broadening his focus on drug prices to include other issues of price transparency in health care. Flanked by patients and other guests invited to the… Read More »