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On Heels of SB 8, Texas Poised to Restrict Access to Medication Abortions

With extreme abortion bans likely to spread across the U.S., one rights advocate said the medical community will have to "drastically shift the way people access abortion, on their own terms."

Julia Conley ·


It's Time to Build American Health Care Back Better

Please contact your Senators and Representative today and ask them to vote for the Build Back Better bill with all the health care provisions included, because care can't wait and neither can we.

Laura Packard ·


National Laws Needed, Say Defenders of Women, After SCOTUS Attack on Roe

"Democrats have the power right now to do something about the Texas abortion ban, and every other far-right power grab," said one observer. "They are not helpless bystanders."

Julia Conley ·


'Home Care Can't Wait': Ady Barkan, ACLU Target Sinema for Abandoning People With Disabilities

Healthcare advocates are fighting for Congress to include $400 billion for home and community-based services in the $3.5 trillion reconciliation package.

Kenny Stancil ·


Dental, Insurance Lobbyists Quietly Target Democrats' Medicare Expansion Plan

Insurance companies' opposition to comprehensive coverage, said one lawmaker, is "all the more reason, in my opinion, that we need to do it."

Julia Conley ·


Publicly-Owned Generic Drugs Are the Answer

Bold policies could have saved America's largest generic drug plant, but it's never too late to start putting communities first.

Dana Brown ·


Once Secret Prices Expose 'Irrational and Cruel' Nature of US Healthcare System

While the pricing data is unlikely to lower costs, said one critic, it may help "produce the political will for real reform."

Julia Conley ·


Unvaccinated Covid-19 Patients Strain Alabama Hospitals Amid Warning of 'Potentially Apocalyptic' Crisis

One doctor said that "this could have been prevented had we gotten vaccination numbers to higher levels."

Brett Wilkins ·


After Banning Mask and Vaccine Mandates, GOP Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Gets Covid-19

"Abbott will have access to the best healthcare, the best doctors, the best treatments… The kids who he refuses to protect from Covid in his state's schools? Not so much."

Jessica Corbett ·


Louisiana and Mississippi Health Systems on Brink of Collapse as Low-Vaccinated Regions Suffer

"Let us be very clear that the vast majority of cases and hospitalizations and deaths are unvaccinated," said one state health official.

Jessica Corbett ·

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