Posts tagged "health care"

Yes, Covering Birth Control Is Just Like Covering “Manicures And Pedicures”

“Is the White House out of their mind? Does the West Wing not know what the left wing is doing? We’re $14 trillion in debt and now we’re cover going…

Jessica Wakeman | August 2, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Birth Control For Everybody!

Health insurers will be required to offer birth control without co-pays under the new health care reform laws after August 1, 2012, the Department of Health and Human Services…

Jessica Wakeman | August 1, 2011 - 6:00 pm

Bill O’Reilly: “Many Women Who Get Pregnant Are Blasted Out Of Their Minds When They Have Sex”

Birth control should not be covered without co-pays as part of preventative health care, Bill O’Reilly says, because “many women who get pregnant are blasted out of their…

Jessica Wakeman | July 25, 2011 - 4:20 pm

Birth Control Should Be Covered By Health Care Plans, Says Report

Health care plans should cover birth control, STD screening, HPV testing, and other services for women without co-pays, according to an independent panel of doctors from the Institute of Medicine…

Jessica Wakeman | July 20, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Katy Perry Talks Universal Health Care And Big Boobs

“It just feels like the thing running our country is a bank, money. I know it sounds like an intense viewpoint, but I’m only slowly but surely getting the wool…

Jessica Wakeman | June 22, 2011 - 2:40 pm

Justin Bieber Says Abortion Is Killing A Baby, Loves Canada’s Health Care

Justin Bieber: I really don’t believe in abortion. It’s, like, killing a baby?
Rolling Stone: How about in cases of rape?)
JB: Um. Well, I think that’s really sad,…

Jessica Wakeman | February 16, 2011 - 12:40 pm

Health Care Reform Might Require Coverage Of Birth Control

For the past three years, I have not taken any birth control pills and instead solely relied on condoms for contraception. These past few years, I have been a full-time…

Jessica Wakeman | February 3, 2011 - 4:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: How The Health Care Law That Goes Into Effect Today Will Help Women

Portions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act — i.e., the new health care reform law — go into effect today, including several that will affect women and…

Jessica Wakeman | September 23, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Domestic Violence Victims Have More Health Care Costs, Says Study

A study published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine found that women who suffered from domestic violence have higher health care costs, even after the abuse ends. Female…

Jessica Wakeman | May 3, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Senate Passes Women’s Health Amendment To Save Boobies (Among Other Things)

The health care reform debate generally seems like a mud-slinging slop fest, but at least it made some progress for women. Today, the Senate passed an amendment to mandate insurance…

Jessica Wakeman | December 3, 2009 - 7:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Speaks Out Against The Stupak Amendment

In this video clip, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) speaks out against the health care reform bill’s Stupak-Pitts Amendment, which limits how private insurance companies can offer coverage for abortion.

Jessica Wakeman | November 10, 2009 - 9:40 pm

How The Health Care Reform Bill Is Screwing Over Women With An Abortion Amendment

A health care reform passed in the House of Representatives on Saturday night, but only after politicians included an anti-abortion amendment to the bill so it could gain more support.

Jessica Wakeman | November 9, 2009 - 3:20 pm
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