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Obamacare and LGBT Health

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Thanks to the law, insurance companies can no longer impose a lifetime limit on your coverage. This is particularly important to HIV/AIDS patients, and anyone who has a chronic condition. ...
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White House Launches LGBT Health Plan

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One in three lower-income LGBT Americans is under-insured, said Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. ...
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American Medical Association Adds GLMA to House of Delegates

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GLMA is the first and only LGBT organization in the House of Delegates, signaling a major shift to advance LGBT healthcare needs and promote equality. ...
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Hobby Lobby: Contraception Violates Religious Rights

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The owners of Hobby Lobby contend that they should not be forced to provide their 13,000 employees with insurance that includes emergency contraception. ...
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52 Weeks for Women’s Health App Helps Women Identify Gender-Specific Issues

52 Weeks for Women’s Health App Helps Women Identify Gender-Specific Issues
Questions to ask health care providers, a glossary of health terms, and health screening information and links to additional information from NIH institutes and centers expand the mobile app’s offerings. ...
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Catholics, Religious Liberty and the Affordable Care Act’s Role in Contraception

Catholics, Religious Liberty and the Affordable Care Act’s Role in Contraception
The provision of President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act (ACA) that offers free contraception to women on employer health care plans is now in effect, but many religious institutions have a one-year reprieve. ...
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19th International AIDS Conference 2012 Discussion on Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention

19th International AIDS Conference 2012 Discussion on Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention
VMMC has the potential to avert 3.4 million new HIV infections and save an estimated US $16.5 billion in care and treatment costs over the next 15 years. ...
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HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Commits to Fight HIV/AIDS with New Public-Private Partnerships

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Commits to Fight HIV/AIDS with New Public-Private Partnerships
Four specific public-private initiatives were announced to improve access to HIV care and align with the administration’s goal of an AIDS-free generation. ...
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Health and Human Services Awards $80 Million in Grant Funding to Low-Income HIV/AIDS Patients

Health and Human Services Awards $80 Million in Grant Funding to Low-Income HIV/AIDS Patients
Approximately $69 million will be sent to 25 states and territories through the Ryan White AIDS Drug Assistance Program and based on estimates provided by the states, will eliminate any waiting lists. ...
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Official Remarks by President Obama on the Passage of the Affordable Care Act

Official Remarks by President Obama on the Passage of the Affordable Care Act
In a 5-4 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act, introduced by President Obama in 2010. The law will take full effect in 2014. ...
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