The mainstream medical community has avoided engaging in the abortion debate in the years since Roe v. Wade, but it still holds a key role in future fights.
While Roe v. Wade will be the hot-button issue in the fight over the next Supreme Court justice, the high court could continue to reshape the broader healthcare landscape if cases on the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid work their way through the courts.
The retirement of the high court's swing vote has spurred vocal outcry from abortion-rights groups as anti-abortion activists eye potentially overturning Roe v. Wade as the bench turns more conservative.
Tennessee drafted a Medicaid waiver to exclude providers that perform abortions from its networks. The move comes just weeks after the Trump administration proposed to block such providers from receiving Title X funds.
The Trump administration on Friday proposed a new rule that would prohibit federal funding for clinics that provide abortions or refer patients to clinics that offer such services.
HHS plans to announce forthcoming regulations on Friday that would ban Title X family planning providers from referring patients to abortion clinics, and also prohibit funding for Planned Parenthood.
Idaho will require abortion providers to report how many times their patients have terminated a pregnancy in the past and other personal information under the latest anti-abortion law approved in the conservative state.
The Senate will take a procedural vote on a 20-week abortion ban on Monday in a move that lays out pre-midterm election messaging for the GOP.
Fans of the dystopian Netflix drama Black Mirror are annoyed by a major medical mix-up this season.
A day after setting up its religious freedom office, HHS issued a sweeping new rule that details when Medicare and Medicaid providers can refuse care because it conflicts with their religious or moral beliefs.
Though the bill faces certain defeat in the Senate, the push for abortion restrictions remains a touchstone issue for most Republicans, even as the party splinters between traditionalist conservatives and anti-establishment voters looking to roil Washington.
One of Donald Trump's earliest backers is taking advantage of a law signed by the president to further restrict funding to abortion providers, signing an executive order directing state agencies not to allocate state and federal money to healthcare providers affiliated in any way with abortion...