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The GOP Says Expanding Medicaid Fueled The Opioid Crisis. This Study Shows Otherwise.

Contradicting a popular conservative talking point, new research shows that Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act helped states treat residents with addiction and didn’t change prescription painkiller fill rates. “This supports the idea that Medicaid expansion has been beneficial in increasing the number of people receiving an important addiction treatment,” said Brendan Saloner, assistant […]

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It’s Legal for Crisis Pregnancy Centers in California to Lie to You About Abortion

Last month, the Supreme Court of the United States chipped away at women’s reproductive rights, striking down a California law that required crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs) to be more transparent. While there is no formal definition of a CPC, these organizations are essentially family planning clinics that offer counseling and other prenatal services from an […]