Tag Archives: Health care

New report calls on US to address racial discrimination in health care system

Tweet The Center for Reproductive Rights, the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health, and SisterSong have collaborated on a disturbing new report on racial discrimination in health care in the US, particularly around the maternal health of Black women in the South and immigrants’ access to reproductive health care. The two main takeaways: Black women nationwide [...]
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Watch: Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Hobby Lobby dissent put to a song

TweetRuth Bader Ginsburg’s brilliant dissent to yesterday’s Hobby Lobby decision is worth reading in full. But if you don’t have the time, at least check out this musical rendition of some of her key points. Tweet
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Medicare ban on transgender healthcare overturned!

TweetToday an independent board within the Department of Health and Human Services overturned Medicare’s coverage exclusion for transition-related medical procedures.  Tweet
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How many more times is the media going to fall for GOP Obamacare lies?

TweetIt’s like deja vu all over again! This week the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office released a report with new analysis of the impact of Obamacare on the economy. The report, which analyzed the economic outlook from 2014-2024, concluded that Obamacare will cause a reduction in the labor force by the end of 2024. 2.3 million [...]
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Video: How Obamacare is a win for women

TweetBack when the media was in a frenzy over the Obamacare Web site “glitches,” I wrote a post about how they were missing the point. Access to affordable healthcare is life changing and once the Web site got fixed, which it did, people would sign up in droves. Nearly 9 million did. Women no longer [...]
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