Women's Health

    • In Colorado, Obama Focuses On Women's Health Issues

      Campaigning in the western swing state, President Barack Obama said his opponent, GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, would take women's health care back to the 1950s.

      (Daily Report) Aug 09, 2012

    • Komen Breast Cancer Charity Shakes Up Leadership

      Founder Nancy Brinker moves out of the day-to-day management to concentrate on raising funds, and the president, Liz Thompson, is leaving six months after the group backed down from controversial plans to cut funding to Planned Parenthood.

      (Daily Report) Aug 09, 2012

    • Even During August Break, Congressional Health Policy Concerns Draw Headlines

      Rep. Joe Courtney, D-Conn., is working to build support for new legislation to expand Medicare's nursing home coverage while Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus, D-Mont., notes problems within the Indian Health Service. All the while, the health law's contraception coverage mandate continues to trigger disputes.

      (Daily Report) Aug 09, 2012

    • First Edition: August 9, 2012

      Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including news about campaign trail sparring over women's health issues, a political ad that has drawn criticism and a Romney aide's response.

      (Daily Report) Aug 09, 2012

    • Female Voters Are Hot Commodity For Presidential Candidates

      On the campaign trail, President Barack Obama continues his efforts to shore up support among women voters as GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney vies for working-class voters.

      (Daily Report) Aug 08, 2012

    • First Edition: August 8, 2012

      Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including a variety of stories that reflect how health policy issues are playing on the campaign trail.

      (Daily Report) Aug 08, 2012

    • Presidential Candidates Use Tough Ads To Court Single Women Voters

      The competition for these votes has led President Obama's campaign ads to highlight GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney's positions on issues such Planned Parenthood funding as well as other women's health and contraception issues.

      (Daily Report) Aug 07, 2012

    • Insuring Your Health: Some Plans Deny Pregnancy Coverage For Dependent Children

      Although group health plans must cover workers or their spouses if they become pregnant, they don't have to extend that insurance to children.

      (Daily Report) Aug 07, 2012

    • First Edition: August 7, 2012

      Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including reports that HCA, the largest for-profit hospital chain in the U.S., is facing scrutiny about the medical necessity of some of the cardiac procedures done at some of its facilities.

      (Daily Report) Aug 07, 2012

    • Some Plans Deny Pregnancy Coverage For Dependent Children

      Although group health plans must cover workers or their spouses if they become pregnant, they don't have to extend that insurance to children.

      (Story) Aug 06, 2012