Pregnancy as a pre-existing condition? Just repeal the ACA.

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The Affordable Care Act prevents insurance companies from refusing to cover you or charge you more because you have a "pre-existing condition... Read more

ACA repeal recalls politics of maternity and infant care ... in the 1920s

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It was no surprise that Republican members of the new Congress, sworn in just 10 days before, voted last week to repeal the Affordable Care... Read more

Let's honor Elvis and the lives he saved by supporting vaccines

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The day that Elvis died (assuming he did) – 39 years ago today, Aug. 16, 1977 – was a pretty big deal. Not as well remembered... Read more

Connecting the dots: Hillary Clinton, a glass ceiling, and our health

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Hillary Clinton is about to create, as she put it the other night, “the biggest crack in that glass ceiling yet.” So what? Here’s... Read more

Zika mosquitoes don’t take vacations. Congress does.

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Congress is in recess for a seven-week paid summer vacation. The House vacation schedule is here. The Senate schedule is here. (Nice work... Read more

What will today's immigration detention centers look like to future Americans?

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Seventy-five years ago, over 125,000 Americans (the majority of them citizens) were sent to concentration camps. Over half of those interned... Read more

Guns in Orlando

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Sometimes there are no words. After the Sandy Hook tragedy we printed the names of the victims; what else could be said? We mourned, and moved... Read more

Is your doctor giving you accurate information? Not in Pa.

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Your doctor might be giving you false information. Why? Because it’s the law. According to a recent study conducted by a team of Rutgers... Read more