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Planned Parenthood barred from Title X funds under final rule

Under a final rule released today, Planned Parenthood and other programs where abortion is a method of family planning, are barred from getting Title X federal funding. The rule also prohibits referrals for abortion as a method of family planning. The final rule does not bar nondirective counseling on abortion, but eliminates the requirement that… Read More »

Control Your Cholesterol: Protect Yourself from Heart Attack and Stroke

February 2019 Print this issue Protect Yourself from Heart Attack and Stroke Have you had your cholesterol checked? Most adults should have a cholesterol test every 4 to 6 years. That’s because nearly 78 million American adults have high levels of the type of cholesterol that’s linked to heart disease and stroke. Cholesterol is a… Read More »

Viewpoints: Lessons From Davos On The Future Of Health Care; End Loose State Policies Around Vaccines

Editorial writers focus on these health care topics and others. Stat: Dispatch From Davos: Hospitals Of The Future  My overarching thought after the World Economic Forum is this: I can’t wait for a future Davos when we talk less about self-driving cars, and more about self-healing humans. That future is close. If we can combine… Read More »