Posts Tagged ‘healthcare’

FINALLY: CDC’s FABM numbers change

They finally did it! After years of citing misleading and inaccurate effectiveness ratings for natural family planning methods, the U.S. Center for Disease Control (CDC) has updated their website, Natural Womanhood announced yesterday. But is it the change we were hoping for? Formerly, the CDC cited a methodologically-flawed study which unfairly grouped FABMs with other…

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Why contraceptives aren’t essential for Americans’ health

Before you read, check out this article for context. Then read our version. It is 2020. The American Health Care Act has become law, and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has eliminated contraception from its list of essential preventative services that must be covered by insurance without cost sharing. Let’s imagine a…

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HHS Mandate Talking Point #4 – Women’s rights

This is a series of short talking points that we have provided to our volunteers as information they can use in speaking out in various ways against the ObamaCare mandate on contraception. Feel free to use, build on, or share.   Women have a right to reproductive healthcare. Not exactly: Women have a right to…

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Institute of Medicine recommends mandating a Culture of Death

Wednesday’s news was full of the newest recommendations on women’s “preventive healthcare” (my quotes – more in a moment). Working under the rules created by the new healthcare legislation, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) convened an expert panel to develop recommendations for preventative measures the federal government should mandate to all insurance carriers. Among the…

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