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Court To Review Ruling Allowing Abortion For Immigrant Teen In Texas

HOUSTON (AP) — An appeals court on Thursday temporarily stayed a judge’s ruling that would have allowed a pregnant 17-year-old being held in a Texas facility for unaccompanied immigrant children to obtain an abortion. 500 more words

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Health care looms over final months of 2017 legislative, regulatory agenda; Latest executive order could kick off period of heavy regulatory activity

Repeal and replace of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has dominated the headlines for much of 2017, but the expiration of the fiscal year 2017 budget resolution on September 30, 2017, has functionally moved that effort off the top-tier of near-term legislative priorities. 2,199 more words

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Judge Presses Government On Abortion Access For Immigrant

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge said Wednesday she doesn’t understand why federal officials don’t “step aside” and allow a pregnant 17-year-old being held in a Texas facility for unaccompanied immigrant children to get an abortion. 503 more words

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Trump Executive Order Could Divide the Health Insurance Market

Measure may allow insurers to offer lower-cost, less-comprehensive plans restricted by the Affordable Care Act

Maria Losoya, right, provided information about how to get affordable health insurance in Tucson, Ariz., last month.  1,249 more words

Another Strike Against Women ...

I am beginning to wonder why we have Congress at all, for it seems that Trump and his administration are doing pretty much whatever Trump wants done without the approval of our elected officials.  632 more words

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Multilevel Interventions in Cancer Care Delivery: Follow-up to Abnormal Screening Tests (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

PA-17-495

Posted Date: September 29, 2017

Due Date: January 07, 2021

Funder: Department of Health and Human Services and the National Institutes of Health

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages applications that develop and test multilevel interventions to improve follow-up to abnormal screening tests for breast, cervical, colorectal, or lung cancers. 67 more words

HHS Secretary Tom Price Resigns Amid Private Plane Scandal

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s health secretary resigned Friday, after his costly travel triggered investigations that overshadowed the administration’s agenda and angered his boss. Tom Price’s regrets and partial repayment couldn’t save his job. 864 more words

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