With motions to adjourn and postpone the hearings, Senate Judiciary Committee Democrats tried to stall proceedings for the contentious confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
President Donald Trump's second SCOTUS pick Brett Kavanaugh begins his confirmation hearings September 4. While abortion and Roe v. Wade are in the spotlight, his positions on other key healthcare issues will come into play, including Obamacare.
South Carolina wants to bar abortion providers and facilities that can't offer care in various specialized areas such as diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, depression and substance abuse from its family-planning program.
A federal district judge said it's possible the Trump administration's new criteria for Title X family planning funding may not bar grants to Planned Parenthood, signaling he may reject the group's second request to halt the formula changes.
Catholic officials, ethicists and observers said the rules approved by U.S. bishops last month could toughen church scrutiny of merger or partnership agreements, notably the pending huge merger of Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health.
As we hunker down for months of culture wars over abortion, here's a question worth pondering: Wouldn't it be nice if the governing party in Washington cared as much about the well-being of children and their mothers during and after birth as they do about fetuses?
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.
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.