In an order issued late on April 15, the justice stayed a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Zubik v. Burwell.
“I’m not sure what the impact will be or how we would comply because the bill is written with non-medical language, and it’s not written by doctors. It’s written by politicians,” Mary Kogut, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri, told RH Reality Check.
A small human study has found that infusing a person’s blood with HIV antibodies can cut the amount of virus in their body even if they are not taking antiretroviral drugs.
Even in states that allow for private insurance coverage of abortion, figuring out the details of that coverage can include many hurdles.
Conservative Texas lawmakers have issued more than two dozen new proposals to further limit access to legal abortion care—more than any other state legislature this year.
Anti-choicers have mastered the art of minimizing the impact of abortion laws to trick the public into shrugging them off. By using this method, they are poised to restrict second-trimester abortion access in many states without a major fuss.
HB 3183 would strike a line in the state’s advance directives code that bars the code from applying in cases where a patient is pregnant. Had such a law been in place in 2013, Marlise Muñoz’s family would have been allowed to refuse mechanical support for her corpse.
The Department of Health and Human Services, despite pressure from advocates and members of Congress, will not allow uninsured women to enroll in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) if they become pregnant outside of the three-month window of open enrollment.
Nigerian activists and citizens are demanding more action as the country marks the one-year anniversary of the abduction of more than 200 teenage school girls.
A series of proposed regulations seek to address conflicts of interests in retirement advice the Obama administration says costs middle class and working families billions of dollars each year.