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Trump administration narrows Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate

President Donald Trump signs an executive order in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 3, 2017. Trump signed an executive order that will direct the Treasury secretary to review the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial oversight law, which reshaped financial regulation after 2008-2009 crisis. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

The Trump administration issued a rule Friday that sharply limits the Affordable Care Act’s contraception coverage mandate, a move that could mean many American women would no longer have access to birth control free of charge. The new regulation, issued ...

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New Md. birth control law treats pharmacists as providers

Natalie Eddington

Pharmacists in Maryland will be able to prescribe birth control under a new Maryland law, another step as they gain more abilities to act as providers of medical care. At a time when the medical community is concerned about disparities ...

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Justices divided over health law birth control plan

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court seems deeply divided over the arrangement devised by the Obama administration to spare faith-based groups from having to pay for birth control for women covered under their health plans. The court’s conservative justices sounded supportive ...

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