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Is Trump’s coronavirus cash request a non-starter?

By DAN DIAMOND and ADAM CANCRYN  02/25/2020 10:00 AM EST Presented by With Dan Goldberg Editor’s Note: POLITICO Pulse is a free version of POLITICO Pro Health Care’s morning newsletter, which is delivered to our subscribers each morning at 6 a.m. The POLITICO Pro platform combines the news you need …

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‘People of All Genders Can Become Pregnant’

This pearl of politically correct obtuseness from Ninth Circuit judge Richard Paez’s dissent (p. 2, note 2) in today’s Title X ruling deserves more prominence than my belated addendum to my original post: While the [Title X] Rule disproportionately impacts women, people of all genders rely on Title X services, …

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Heart-Healthy Tips For Women Who Want To Lead

<p class="color-body light-text”>Healthy heart Getty February is American Heart Month, and, beyond celebrating Valentine’s Day, it is a highly appropriate time to focus on heart health in the workplace and at home. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in women, and one in four American women will die from heart …

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In the race for a Covid-19 vaccine, don’t ignore pregnant women

As several thousand people become newly infected each day with the novel coronavirus Covid-19, and some die of it, there are accelerated efforts to develop new coronavirus vaccines. The World Health Organization has activated its RD Blueprint, new investments are in the pipeline, and multiple vaccine candidates are expected to …

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US appeals court upholds Trump rules involving abortions

SEATTLE — In a victory for the Trump administration, a U.S. appeals court on Monday upheld rules that bar taxpayer-funded family–planning clinics from referring women for abortions. The 7-4 ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned decisions issued by judges in Washington, Oregon and California. The court …

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Poorest women’s life expectancy declines, finds report

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption There has been an increase in the number of food banks across the UK in recent years Life expectancy among women living in the poorest communities in England has declined since 2011, says a report warning of growing health inequalities. Overall, life expectancy growth …

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Do women over 75 need screening mammography?

The study findings could help women and their healthcare providers better navigate recommendations which can be vague, especially in light of the lack of a recommendation from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) on screening older women, noted a team of researchers from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of …

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How to Care for Pregnant Patients During the Opioid Crisis

As the opioid epidemic has unfolded in the United States, many newborns have had to grapple with the health effects of their mothers’ substance misuse. Federal statistics show that between 2004 and 2014, for example, the incidence of neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) among babies born to women receiving Medicaid increased …

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It’s Time to Start Talking About Menopause at Work

HBR Staff/teekid/Getty Images Menopause is rarely a topic of open discussion in the workplace — despite the fact that nearly half of the world’s population experiences or will experience this biological transition, which marks the end of a woman’s menstrual cycle and fertility. According to a study from the Society …

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