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birth control
birth control

Texas Is Asking for a Pretty Big Change to Medicaid’s Birth Control Program

Medicaid family planning programs reduce unplanned births, but some states are caught in disputes over abortion. The Trump administration is weighing whether to give Texas millions of dollars for its program even though it bars abortion providers.
Phil Galewitz and Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News
3.20.18
united states of addiction
united states of addiction

Trump Thinks Executing Drug Dealers Will Stop the Opioid Epidemic

But doing so would likely make the drug problem worse.
Jason Silverstein
3.14.18
the anti-science presidency
the anti-science presidency

An Abstinence-Only Advocate Has the Final Say on Who Gets Family Planning Grants

A single person controls the nation's Title X family planning budget for the first time since the 80s​.
Susan Rinkunas
3.7.18
rights
rights

Trump's New Health Office Is Protecting Doctors' Right to Deny Care

The Office for Civil Rights is setting the stage for an unprecedented expansion in providers' ability to deny procedures like abortion, sterilization, and physician-assisted death.
Emmarie Huetteman, Kaiser Health News
3.6.18
gun violence
gun violence

States with Stricter Gun Laws Have Fewer Homicides and Suicides

“This study is really an argument encouraging states to pass laws because they can work.”
Dan Roe
3.5.18
healthcare
healthcare

Despite What Trump Says, the Obamacare Tax Penalty Is Still in Effect

The individual mandate doesn't go away until 2019, but some confused people have already canceled their health coverage.
Emily Bazar, Kaiser Health News
3.1.18
healthcare
healthcare

All the Ways Donald Trump Has Sabotaged Obamacare [Updated]

It's death by a thousand cuts.
Susan Rinkunas
2.21.18
healthcare
healthcare

Trump’s New Health Plans Are Only Cheaper Because They Offer Less Coverage

Most short-term coverage excludes benefits for maternity care, preventive care, mental health services, or substance abuse treatment.
Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News
2.21.18
rights
rights

Our New Health Secretary Endorsed the Idea That Fetuses Are People

Alex Azar stands to pose a real problem for reproductive rights.
Susan Rinkunas
1.25.18
immigration
immigration

Fear of Deportation Is Scaring Legal Immigrants Out of Getting Healthcare

People are afraid their information will be used to find their undocumented relatives.
Jesse Hicks
1.22.18
Trump's First Year
Trump's First Year

Trump Turned Millions of Us Into Obamacare Advocates

It's the most important thing Trump did in 2017.
Jason Silverstein
1.22.18
Trump's first year
Trump's first year

Trump Is Creating a Public Health Crisis For Undocumented Immigrants

Anti-immigrant sentiments have a chilling effect on vulnerable undocumented populations.
Kunal Sindhu
1.19.18