Category: Disparities

Watch: Trump-Pence Policy Shift Makes Birth Control Harder To Get

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August 20, 2019 KHN correspondent Sarah Varney talks with PBS NewsHour‘s Yamiche Alcindor on Monday about how the Trump administration’s policy shift on Title X family planning funds is likely to make birth control harder to get and more expensive for low-income women. It will also shift funds from organizations like Planned Parenthood to the ….  Read More

How The Eastern Cherokee Took Control Of Their Health Care

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CHEROKEE, N.C. — Light pours through large windows and glass ceilings of the Cherokee Indian Hospital onto a fireplace, a waterfall and murals. Rattlesnake Mountain, which the Cherokee elders say holds ancient healing powers, is visible from most angles. The hospital’s motto — “Ni hi tsa tse li” or “It belongs to you” — is ….  Read More