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Health Feb 22Trump to bar federally funded family planning clinics from referring women for abortions
The administration plan also would prohibit federally funded family planning clinics from being housed in the same location as abortion providers.
Health Feb 08White House report tries to shift Trump rhetoric on health care
A new report from the White House suggests changes to the Affordable Care Act under President Donald Trump do not fundamentally undermine the health law.
Health Feb 06Trump administration launches campaign to end HIV-AIDS in the U.S. by 2030
President Donald Trump's move is being greeted with a mix of skepticism and cautious optimism by anti-AIDS activists.
Politics Feb 05WATCH: Trump launches campaign to end HIV epidemic in U.S. by 2030
The campaign to end the HIV epidemic in the United States by 2030 will target areas where new infections happen.
Nation Jan 14House Democrats announce they are investigating drug pricing
House Democrats announced a sweeping investigation Monday of the pharmaceutical industry's pricing practices, jockeying for the upper hand with the Trump administration on an issue that concerns Americans across the political spectrum.
Health Jan 10Democrats to unveil bills to reduce prescription drug prices
The package of bills are designed to link the prices Americans pay for prescription drugs to lower costs in other countries.
Health Jan 03Democratic attorneys general appeal Affordable Care Act ruling, as signups stay ‘remarkably steady’
Democratic attorneys general on Thursday appealed a federal court ruling that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional, as new enrollment numbers underscored the staying power of the Obama-era law.
Health Dec 19Affordable Care Act sign-ups beat forecast in unpredictable season
The Obama health care law has yet again beaten predictions of its downfall, as government figures released Wednesday showed unexpectedly solid sign-ups for health coverage next year.
Politics Dec 15Trump pushes Congress for new health law after court ruling
After a federal judge ruled that the Obama-era health overhaul was “invalid,” President Donald Trump is looking to congressional leaders to come up with a replacement even as the White House says the current law will remain in place for…
Health Dec 12Health insurance sign-ups lagging as Saturday deadline looms
Barring an enrollment surge, the nation's uninsured rate could edge up again after a yearslong coverage expansion that has seen about 20 million people obtain health insurance.