This was worth sharing. Unfortunately, the government shut down has overshadowed the real message this week. The signature component of the Affordable Care Act (Medicaid Expansion and the opening of the healthcare marketplace) happened this week. Let’s continue to support this major milestone for our country.
This week marked an important milestone in the adoption of Healthcare Reform, particularly as it relates to issues affecting women. When eight Obamacare regulations go into this week, 47 million women will benefit from the guaranteed coverage of preventive services — including contraception coverage — without co-pays. The new rules will require […]
I am sure that you have heard the news by now – The Mars Corporation will no longer make king-sized versions of their candy bars and the company has decided to reduce the size of their standard candy bar . There are two interesting aspects about this move: This decision subtly […]
Unless you have been living under a rock, or if you have absolutely no concern over your sexual health and wellness (e.g. no sex life) or the sexual health of others, you have certainly heard about some breaking major developments in the world of HIV prevention. While the holy grail […]
Yep, you read the headline right. This is about as big as when the FDA approved Plan B – the morning after pill for over the counter use. Doggit – what will be the excuse be for unwanted and unplanned pregnancies now? Don’t worry, I will wait on your answer…. […]
Here I was, minding my own business on twitter the other day when the Atlanta Journal-Constitution tweeted a blog posting from one of their political correspondents, Jim Galloway. I am not a strict follower of politics generally – but I religiously follow health policy news. Shameless plug: You can come […]
The Washington Post’s On Faith blog recently posed some important questions re: our country’s views on planned pregnancy, abortion and birth control – claiming that with all the strides made in other areas (e.g. civil rights, women’s right’s technology), the US has made few strides in its societal beliefs in the […]
There is a lot of media these days covering Obama’s proposed plans for healthcare reform. And, equally, there are advocates and opponents who agree on a main component to optimal health: prevention. They argue that without a sensible focus on preventative care for Americans, any healthcare reform would fail. With […]