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Overcoming Roadblocks to Health Care for Women

In her reader diary, Marcia Greenberger writes, “In honor of National Women’s Health Week, the Department of Health and
Human Services issued a new report explaining why the current health care system does not work for women.”

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What’s at Stake for Women in Health Care Reform

To meet women’s needs, health care reform must result in affordable coverage – it must include income based subsidies for health care premiums; elimination of caps on services and prescriptions; and a strengthened Medicaid program.

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Talking Health Care at the White House

While it would be foolhardy to think that all differences on health care reform will magically disappear, the tone at the White House Health Care Summit was constructive and the mood hopeful.

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Time to Say No to Abstinence-Only

Teen pregnancy is a crucial public health issue — but the federal government refuses to address it with anything more effective than failed abstinence-only programs.

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