If we are truly committed to communities of color, it is imperative that reproductive health and justice communities work to expand access to health care for low-income people.
RH Reality Check Texas reporter Andrea Grimes searches, in vain, for a pap smear among the providers the state of Texas says should be available to provide one.
RH Reality Check Texas reporter Andrea Grimes searches, in vain, for a pap smear among the providers the state of Texas says should be available to provide one. Watch and listen and read the rest of our reporting on the Texas Women’s Health Program here.
Just because he opposes health care reform doesn’t mean he didn’t want a piece of the pie.
A state law requiring women to receive an ultrasound at least a day before having an abortion has already caused a Northern Virginia health clinic to reduce its non-abortion services in the month since it took effect, according to a clinic official.
The Affordable Care Act requires cumbersome administrative procedures that will limit coverage of abortion in the new health care exchanges. Unfortunately, this is not the first time that abortion has been unfairly singled out from health care coverage.
Overall, California Latinas/os stand to gain the most with the ACA, whether currently insured or uninsured.
Rachel Maddow talks with Rep. Jan Schakowsky, about the Republican’s attempts to yet again block women from accessing expanded reproductive health care.
In Pennsylvania, organizing by community members and medical professionals helped defeat a merger between a Catholic hospital and a secular hospital system, thereby ensuring that women’s reproductive health care services are still offered.
Integrated sexual and reproductive health services mean providing HIV prevention and testing, contraceptive care, and other services all under the same roof. With this simple and cost-effective solution, we could potentially save the lives of millions of women and children around the world.