As List Of Banned Words Sparks Firestorm, HHS Reiterates Support Of ‘Best Scientific Evidence’

Kaiser Health News, December 18, 2017

KHN Morning Briefing: Summaries of health policy coverage from major news organizations The Trump administration informed the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other agencies that they… Read More

Judge temporarily blocks new Trump rules on birth control

ABC News, December 15, 2017
by Josh Cornfield and Sudhin Thanawala, AP

A federal judge in Philadelphia on Friday ordered the Trump administration not to enforce new rules that could significantly reduce women's access to free birth control. Judge Wendy Beetlestone issued… Read More

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Nothing Protects Black Women From Dying in Pregnancy and Childbirth

ProPublica, December 7, 2017
by by Nina Martin, ProPublica, and Renee Montagne, NPR

[...] In recent years, as high rates of maternal mortality in the U.S. have alarmed researchers, one statistic has been especially concerning. According to the CDC, black mothers in the U.S.… Read More

Hospital Improperly Billed Patients For Rape Exams, Says New York Attorney General

NPR, November 28, 2017
by Laurel Wamsley

An investigation by New York's attorney general found that the Brooklyn Hospital Center improperly billed dozens of patients for the cost of forensic rape exams. The exams, known as rape kits, are… Read More