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Trump administration moves to end U.S. research using fetal tissue from abortions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Wednesday said it would end scientific research at the National Institutes of Health that relies on fetal tissue from elective abortions, and would accelerate efforts to find alternatives for such research, a move welcomed by anti-abortion groups. FILE PHOTO: A combination photo shows an anti-abortion protest march (L)… Read More »

Once Again, the Trump Administration Tries to Take Away Your Health Care

It’s happening again. The Trump administration is attacking the Affordable Care Act (the ACA, or Obamacare). Only this time, the approach isn’t piecemeal, and it doesn’t arrive via Congress. Instead, it’s a full-on effort to repeal the entire health care law by declaring it unconstitutional. Specifically, the Department of Justice, under the guidance of the… Read More »

Trump backs needle exchange, not supervised injections, in his HIV strategy

The Trump administration is backing needle exchange programs to reach its goal of ending HIV transmission within a decade, and will continue to oppose supervised injection sites where people inject illegal drugs in a room with a healthcare provider nearby. The policy position, stated by Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar at the National… Read More »