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Keep the Care: HealthyWomen's Call to Action on Capitol Hill Feature
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Keep the Care: HealthyWomen's Call to Action on Capitol Hill

HealthyWomen hosted a Capitol Hill briefing on July 20. Here are the highlights.

Most Americans Shouldn't See Big Rise in Obamacare Premiums
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Most Americans Shouldn't See Big Rise in Obamacare Premiums

Most Americans who buy health insurance through an Affordable Care Act marketplace will not pay significantly more for their coverage in 2018, despite actions by President Donald Trump that have roiled the insurance markets.

Republicans Take Another Run at Obamacare Overhaul
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Republicans Take Another Run at Obamacare Overhaul

Senate Republicans on Wednesday introduced a plan to roll back key provisions of the Affordable Care Act and use that money to provide block grants to states.

Senate Rejects Broad Repeal of Obamacare
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Senate Rejects Broad Repeal of Obamacare

After narrowly voting to resume debate Tuesday on the fate of the Affordable Care Act, efforts toward a sweeping repeal of Obamacare fell short in a Senate vote Tuesday night.

Heat Deaths in U.S. Cities Could Jump 10-fold If Climate Change Isn't Slowed
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Heat Deaths in U.S. Cities Could Jump 10-fold If Climate Change Isn't Slowed

America's exit from the Paris climate change agreement will lead to more punishing summer heat waves and thousands of additional heat-related deaths each year in major U.S. cities, a new report claims.

Trump Says He'll Cut Federal Subsidies for Obamacare
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Trump Says He'll Cut Federal Subsidies for Obamacare

In yet another potential blow to Obamacare, President Donald Trump said he plans to sign an executive order that would eliminate vital federal subsidies to health insurance companies partnering in the program.

Senate Says No to 'Skinny' Obamacare Repeal Bill
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Senate Says No to 'Skinny' Obamacare Repeal Bill

In a dramatic overnight showdown, the U.S. Senate early Friday morning rejected by one vote a highly contentious "skinny" repeal bill that would have gutted key elements of the Affordable Care Act.

What's Ahead for Health Care Reform in 2018?
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What's Ahead for Health Care Reform in 2018?

The Republican Party's quest to undo the Affordable Care Act—either by replacing it, repealing it or letting it fail—is creating enormous uncertainty for millions of Americans who buy their own health insurance.

Senate Health Bill Would Leave 22 Million More Uninsured by 2026
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Senate Health Bill Would Leave 22 Million More Uninsured by 2026

The Senate Republican plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act would leave 22 million more Americans uninsured by 2026, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) said Monday.

Another GOP Senator Says No to Latest Obamacare Repeal Effort
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Another GOP Senator Says No to Latest Obamacare Repeal Effort

Republican Sen. Susan Collins said Monday that she opposes the latest incarnation of her party's effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, dealing what appeared to be a fatal blow to the proposed legislation.

Senate Rejects Repeal of Obamacare Without Replacement
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Senate Rejects Repeal of Obamacare Without Replacement

In yet another blow to Republican efforts to dismantle Obamacare, the Senate on Wednesday voted down a proposal to repeal the health care reform law without an immediate replacement.

Health Bill Flatlining as 2 More GOP Senators Defect
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Health Bill Flatlining as 2 More GOP Senators Defect

Two more Republican senators announced Monday night their opposition to the GOP plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

Medicaid Cuts Tied to Delayed Breast Cancer Diagnoses
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Medicaid Cuts Tied to Delayed Breast Cancer Diagnoses

As Congress takes aim at replacing "Obamacare," a new study says Medicaid cuts could boost the number of women diagnosed with late-stage breast cancer.

Say 'No' to NIH Funding Cuts
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Say 'No' to NIH Funding Cuts

Preserve research on sex differences.