By Ronnie Cohen – While physicians mostly applauded a government-appointed panel’s recommendation that women get routine mammography screening for breast cancer starting at age 40, down from 50, not everyone approves.
From KFF Health News – Their latest podcast, What the Health, The partisan fight in Congress over how to raise the nation’s debt ceiling to prevent a default has accelerated, as the U.S. Treasury predicted the borrowing limit could be reached as soon as June 1. On the table, potentially, are large cuts to federal spending programs, including major health programs.
Contagious Conversations is a podcast hosted and brought to you by the CDC Foundation. This episode is hosted by Dr. Judy Monroe, President and CEO of the CDC Foundation & joining her is Dr. Melody McCloud. They discuss the health threats faced by minority women, the vital role of equity and public health.
From Kaiser Health News Network – Their latest podcast, What the Health, The year-end government spending bill includes a lot of changes to federal health programs, including changes to Medicare payments and some structure for states to begin to disenroll people on…
From Kaiser Health News Network – Their latest podcast, What the Health, The lame-duck Congress is back in Washington with a long list of bills it would like to pass and a short time to do it before Republicans take over the House majority in January.
From Kaiser Health News Network – Their latest podcast, What the Health, The coming Congress will look different from the current one: While Democrats narrowly kept control of the U.S. Senate, Republicans gained a majority in the House.
From Kaiser Health News Network – Their latest podcast, What the Health, Logistics expert Jeff Zients, who has headed the White House covid-19 response team since the start of the Biden administration, is stepping down and will be replaced by popular public health expert Dr. Ashish Jha…
From Kaiser Health News Network – Their latest podcast, What the Health, Democrats on Capitol Hill missed their deadline to finish two huge bills that constitute the bulk of President Joe Biden’s domestic agenda, but negotiations continue over expansions to major health programs, as well as ways to rein in prescription drug costs.
The second Monday in May is National #WomensCheckUpDay. This year the day falls on May 9th and marks the 14th annual Women’s Check-Up Day. Each year the goal is to encourage women to schedule their annual well visit.
Follow and join the conversation with #WomensCheckUpDay #CheckupDay and #WomensHealthWeek, #NWHW Led by theU.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on...