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One of New York’s 2.7 Million Uninsured Asks: Will I Finally Be Able to Afford Health Insurance?

Whether searching for the most affordable public clinic or researching the most affordable plan, those of us who are uninsured aren’t ignoring our health, we’re making the best of what’s available.

Since January 2012, I’ve relied on healthy eating habits, home remedies, rest, and prayer: “Lord, please don’t let me get hit by a car when I ride my bike today. Allow for safe travels. Amen.”

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Politicians Didn’t Walk With Me Through My Life. They Don’t Belong In My Bedroom

(original photo via Pottery Barn)

However a person feels about abortion, it’s not their place to make that personal decision for someone else. And it’s certainly not the place of our elected officials.

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Unintended Pregnancy Rates Linked to Proportion of Women Uninsured or on Medicaid

A new analysis from researchers at the Guttmacher Institute found that states’ unintended pregnancy rates are related to the proportion of women in the state who are uninsured and receiving Medicaid.

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Afternoon Roundup: Republicans Say Abortion More Important Than Economy, Birthornot.com Couple “Rejects” Abortion

Newly elected Republicans around the country are hard at work dealing with the troubles afflicting our nation…access to abortion for women; The “Birthornot.com” couple makes a shocking decision; and surgeons gather from around the globe to address an entirely preventable and treatable childbirth-caused condition called obstetric fistula.

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Roundup: More Debate Over Public Employees’ Health Insurance Coverage of Abortions

It seems like every day there’s more news about the sudden wave of thought that public employees’ health insurance plans that include coverage of abortion services are equivalent to “taxpayer-funded abortions.”

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House Health Reform Bill Repeals Popular CHIP Program

Not even nine months after President Obama, with much fanfare, signed into law a five year, $33 billion reauthorization of the popular Children’s Health Insurance Program, House Democrats have proposed to dismantle it.

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