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Doctors urge U.S. Supreme Court to include abortion as stabilizing care under federal law

Thousands of doctors, organized by the advocacy group The Committee to Protect Health Care, signed the letter that calls on the justices to decide in favor of the Biden administration’s interpretation that the law protects doctors who provide abortions in emergency circumstances.

Biden campaign launches Health Care Provider events throughout commonwealth

Local doctors, nurses, midwives, and other health care providers are expected to emphasize what’s at stake for health care in the 2024 election at events this week in Pittsburgh, Lancaster, Scranton, and Erie. State Rep. Izzy Smith-Wade-El (D-Lancaster) is one of the featured speakers for the Lancaster event on Wednesday.

One year after FDA approves over-the-counter birth control pill, advocates push for more access

It’s been one year since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first over-the-counter birth control pill, Opill, and less than two months since it hit store shelves. Advocates celebrate its availability, but say access is still lacking in terms of cost barriers and insurance coverage.

Biden campaign launching Affordable Care Act anniversary events across Pennsylvania, nationwide

To mark the anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, the Biden-Harris campaign is launching a series of events across Pennsylvania and seven other swing states, to rally support for the landmark health care law even as former President Donald Trump has renewed his calls to overturn it.