Posts tagged "reproductive health"

March 20 news: Heart health gap, Lassa fever, gun violence, Supreme Court abortion, low-nicotine cigarettes

Check out today’s public health news on Tuesday, March 20, 2018.
Title X: A Q&A with NFPRHA’s Clare Coleman

Title X: A Q&A with NFPRHA’s Clare Coleman

Public Health Newswire spoke to Clare Coleman, president and CEO of NFPRHA to understand the role of the Title X program and the impact a delay in funding could have on the public’s health.

Jan. 24 news: E-cigarette risks, health funding, opioid commission, environmental rankings

Check out today's public health news for Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018.
APHA, advocates oppose ‘global gag rule’ reinstatement

APHA, advocates oppose ‘global gag rule’ reinstatement

Today's executive order takes us back to failed policies that harmed women's health, says APHA.
Opening General Session: ‘I’ve never been prouder to be on the side of public health’

Opening General Session: ‘I’ve never been prouder to be on the side of public health’

"Everyone means everyone." That’s a quote from today’s Opening General Session keynote speaker and Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards, and it pretty much sums up the overriding message of this year’s APHA Annual Meeting in Denver.
Don’t miss this year’s Annual Meeting opening speaker: Planned Parenthood’s Cecile Richards via APHA Annual Meeting Blog

Don’t miss this year’s Annual Meeting opening speaker: Planned Parenthood’s Cecile Richards via APHA Annual Meeting Blog

Richards will embrace the meeting theme: “ensuring the right to health.”
Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion restrictions

Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion restrictions

The U. S. Supreme Court struck down a Texas law Monday that imposed unnecessary restrictions on facilities and clinicians at reproductive health clinics and blocked access to abortion for women across the state.
APHA’s Zubik v. Burwell fact sheet shows impacts of contraceptive coverage case

APHA’s Zubik v. Burwell fact sheet shows impacts of contraceptive coverage case

Find out what last month's U.S. Supreme Court action means for public health in a new fact sheet.
The Nation's Health: Pharmacists widening access to birth control medications

The Nation’s Health: Pharmacists widening access to birth control medications

For Oregon women who would like to use birth control pills, this year marks a big change in the steps they need to take to get contraceptives.
AJPH study: Women seeking abortions in Texas face challenges in access to care after clinic closures

AJPH study: Women seeking abortions in Texas face challenges in access to care after clinic closures

New research shows that women whose nearest clinic closed as a result of Texas House Bill 2 traveled farther for services and had greater out-of-pocket expenses.
APHA to Supreme Court: Texas abortion restrictions harm public health

APHA to Supreme Court: Texas abortion restrictions harm public health

This week, APHA filed a brief stating that Texas abortion regulations do not promote health and safety — and that the U.S. Supreme Court should review a case that calls the limits into question.
Center for Reproductive Rights' Nancy Northup: All women deserve reproductive health access

Center for Reproductive Rights’ Nancy Northup: All women deserve reproductive health access

Center for Reproductive Rights President Nancy Northup discusses efforts to defund Planned Parenthood, abortion laws and the importance of Title X.