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Despite extremists’ assertions, the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) does not facilitate abortion access but does improve pregnancy and other health outcomes for women and girls, as well as promote strong partnerships and democratic principles in key nations; it is also indispensable to the elimination of HIV/AIDS by 2030.
Nov 17, 2023
CAP played a major role in passing—and then defending—the Affordable Care Act, which has since saved countless lives and made health care more accessible to all Americans.
Nov 13, 2023
Matthew Gossage, Madalyn Reagan, Toni Pandolfo, 3 More
Ashley Joo, Hai-Lam Phan, Jeremy Hill
Ohio’s Issue 1 ballot initiative to codify the legal status of abortion in the state constitution affects both abortion access and maternal mortality rates.
Nov 8, 2023
Sabrina Talukder, Tracy Weitz, Sara Estep, 3 More
Kierra B. Jones, Amina Khalique, Isabela Salas-Betsch
New analysis makes clear that the Inflation Reduction Act’s inflation rebates should extend to the commercial market.
Nov 1, 2023
Drug companies must prioritize access to and set affordable prices for birth control and drugs that treat postpartum depression.
Oct 16, 2023
Kierra B. Jones
This report discusses how money flows through the pharmaceutical ecosystem and how policymakers should address high prices.
Oct 12, 2023
Sam Hughes, Nicole Rapfogel
The Center for American Progress submitted a comment letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in response to the agency’s proposed lower lead dust hazard standards and clearance levels for child-occupied homes and child care facilities.
Oct 4, 2023
Jill Rosenthal, Hailey Gibbs, Allie Schneider
This fact sheet summarizes a recent Center for American Progress report outlining the need for a whole-of-government, society-wide approach to addressing the complex challenges posed by the opioid overdose epidemic.
Sep 21, 2023
Trinh Q. Truong, Debu Gandhi, Jill Rosenthal, 5 More
Marquisha Johns, Mariam Rashid, Dan Restrepo, Akua Amaning, Cleo Bluthenthal
This toolkit provides guidance for reproductive rights and disability rights organizations and others who seek to submit a comment on the Biden administration’s proposed rule on Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
The opioid epidemic is a complex public health crisis that can be ameliorated by addressing root causes of drug use; expanding access to treatment and harm reduction strategies; and reducing the supply of illicit opioids entering the United States.
Sep 20, 2023
The Healthy Families Act would finally guarantee paid sick leave for employees in the United States, bolstering public health and the U.S. economy.
Sep 5, 2023
Molly Weston Williamson
Price negotiation will improve access and affordability for Medicare Part D drugs for seniors.
Aug 30, 2023
Jul 19, 2023
The Inflation Reduction Act’s Medicare drug price negotiation provision will improve access to and affordability of medications that help women, Black, Hispanic or Latino, LGBTQI+, and disabled beneficiaries.
Jul 17, 2023
Gillian Tisdale, Nicole Rapfogel
Policymakers can address the decline in routine childhood vaccination rates in the United States by improving access and boosting confidence in childhood vaccines, and by making vaccination the easiest and most sensible choice.
Jul 6, 2023
Policymaking that considers the unique developmental needs of young children, as well as their lived experiences and that of their families, can set the foundation for health and well-being throughout life.
Jun 29, 2023
Hailey Gibbs, Allie Schneider
The preschool years present a critical developmental period sensitive to changes in public health and social policy, for which robust investments in programs that support families can improve intergenerational outcomes.
Allie Schneider, Hailey Gibbs
Daily climate and health care utilization data from Virginia illuminate the health care costs of extreme heat, which amount to approximately $1 billion every summer when extrapolated nationally.
Jun 27, 2023
Steven Woolf, Joseph Morina, Evan French, 6 More
Adam Funk, Roy Sabo, Stephen Fong, Jeremy Hoffman, Derek Chapman, Alex Krist
Doctors, doulas, and nurse practitioners detail their experiences since the overturn of Roe v. Wade and their fears in the rapidly evolving legal landscape of abortion care.
Jun 23, 2023
Restrictions on abortion force a Texas OB-GYN to change how she operates her practice.
An abortion doula in Washington, D.C., describes how restrictions on abortion and medication abortions hurt the marginalized communities they serve.
A South Texas OB-GYN resident sees patients suffering worse health outcomes in the aftermath of the state’s near-total abortion ban and restrictions.
Illinois pediatrician Stephanie Liou describes how the overturn of Roe v. Wade caused confusion and misinformation about abortion access to spread among adolescents.
An abortion doula in Washington, D.C., details her experiences offering care to patients traveling from across the country to access care.
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