Health Issues

Trump hails drug price decline not supported by the evidence

Jan 12, 2019

President Donald Trump claims drug prices fell in 2018 for the first time in nearly 50 years, doesn't appear to be on the president's side

Judge: Women would lose birth control coverage under rules

Jan 12, 2019

A U.S. judge said a substantial number of women would lose free birth control coverage under new rules by the Trump administration that allow more employers to opt out of providing the benefit

Liberals dare Trump to back their bills lowering drug prices

Jan 10, 2019

Liberal lawmakers challenge Trump with drug cost legislation that echoes some of his own themes

Arkansas moves closer toward launching medical pot program

Jan 10, 2019

An Arkansas panel has named 32 companies it intends to license to sell medical marijuana, two years after voters approved its legalization and following a series of delays that have frustrated patients and advocates

AP FACT CHECK: Trump oversells wall as a solution to drugs

Jan 9, 2019

AP FACT CHECK: Trump promotes wall as a way to stop drugs from Mexico, though trafficking is concentrated at official crossings, and falsely accuses Democrats of refusing money for border security

Washington governor, NY mayor push expanded health coverage

Jan 9, 2019

Washington's governor and New York City's mayor have unveiled major initiatives to expand health care coverage

Mayor says NYC will expand health coverage to 600,000 people

Jan 8, 2019

Mayor Bill de Blasio says New York City will spend up to $100 million per year to expand health care coverage to people without insurance, including immigrants in the U.S. illegally

Gov. Newsom points to California exceptionalism, challenges

Jan 8, 2019

Gov. Gavin Newsom is declaring California a model for the nation as opposed to what he calls incompetence and corruption in Washington

Castro vows to champion health care, housing during 2020 bid

Jan 8, 2019

Former San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro is introducing himself to Iowa Democrats as a champion of universal health care and affordable housing as he moves toward a presidential campaign

AP FACT CHECK: Trump claims innocence in probe; wall myths

Jan 7, 2019

AP FACT CHECK: Trump keeps changing his story on his campaign promise to build a concrete border wall paid for by Mexico


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