Controversial “Rape Victims Can’t Get Pregnant” Doctor Was a Romney Surrogate in 2008

By: Thursday August 23, 2012 8:54 am

Just to add further fuel to the fire of Todd Akin’s comments on “legitimate rape” and abortion, it turns out that the doctor whose opinions formed the basis of those comments was a Mitt Romney surrogate during his last run for the Presidency, and according to the Telegraph (UK), spoke to Romney as recently as [...]

Children Under 26 on Parents’ Health Plans May Not Qualify for Maternity Coverage

By: Tuesday August 7, 2012 10:19 am

The Obama Administration and supporters of the Affordable Care Act never fail to tout one of the innovations in the law that has already come into practice. That’s the allowance of children to stay on their parents’ insurance up to age 26, which has allowed by one estimate over 2 million sons and daughters to [...]

FDA Reverses Exclusivity Policy for Pregnancy Drug After Enormous Price Hike

By: Thursday March 31, 2011 9:10 am

Time to mix in a good news story. A few weeks back, the Food and Drug Administration gave exclusive rights for a pregancy drug named Makena that prevented premature births to KV Pharmaceuticals. They promptly raised the price for Makena, which needs to be injected weekly between 16 and 36 weeks of pregnancy, from $10 [...]

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