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  • NWHN Statement on Contemporary Hormonal Contraception and the Risk of Breast Cancer
    December 7, 2017
    NWHN Statement on Contemporary Hormonal Contraception and the Risk of Breast Cancer The following statement can be attributed to Cynthia A. Pearson, Executive Director of the National Women’s Health Network The Danish Sex Hormone Registry study on the risk of breast cancer with current hormonal contraception provides valuable information to help people making decisions about contraception. The ...
  • We must STOP the GOP Tax Scam!
    November 29, 2017
    Congressional Republicans’ effort to pass their tax bill is under way. Now we must fight even harder to KILL THE BILL! Senate Republicans cleared one of their last procedural hurdles yesterday when the Senate Budget Committee voted to move the GOP tax bill to the floor. The bill would repeal the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) individual ...
  • NWHN Statement on Trump Executive Order Undermining the Affordable Care Act
    October 12, 2017
    For Immediate Release: Contact: Evita Almassi, ealmassi@nwhn.org Telephone: (202) 682-2640 NWHN Statement on Trump Executive Order Undermining the Affordable Care Act Washington, D.C. – Today, Donald Trump issued an executive order attacking key consumer protections under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for people buying health insurance on the small business and individual markets. The order directs federal agencies to ...
  • NWHN Statement on Trump Rules Rolling Back Contraceptive Coverage
    October 6, 2017
    For Immediate Release: Contact: Evita Almassi,  ealmassi@nwhn.org Telephone: (202) 682-2640   Trump Administration’s New Birth Control Rules: Yet Another Attack on the Health and Safety of Millions of Women Washington, D.C. – Today, the Trump Administration released two rules to dismantle the Affordable Care Act (ACA)’s contraception coverage, effective immediately. Thanks to Obama-era regulations implementing the ACA, 62.4 million women have insurance ...
  • The National Women’s Health Network Celebrates Senate’s Failure to Pass ACA Repeal
    July 28, 2017
    For Immediate Release: Contact: Sarah Christopherson, schristopherson@nwhn.org Telephone: (202) 796-3065 The National Women’s Health Network Celebrates Senate’s Failure to Pass ACA Repeal Washington, D.C. – After a dramatic late night vote to repeal key provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) failed 49 to 51, Senate Republicans announced today that the Senate would move on to new legislation. ...
  • The National Women’s Health Network Responds to Announcement that the Senate Won’t Vote on Trumpcare This Week
    June 27, 2017
    For Immediate Release Contact: Sarah Christopherson, schristopherson@nwhn.org Telephone: (202) 796-3065 The National Women’s Health Network Responds to Announcement that the Senate Won’t Vote on Trumpcare This Week Washington, D.C. – In response to widespread public outrage, Senate Republicans announced today that they were postponing a planned vote on their bill (also known as “Trumpcare”) to repeal parts of the ...
  • The NWHN Responds to Confirmation of Scott Gottlieb to Head the FDA
    May 10, 2017
    For Immediate Release Shaniqua Seth Email: sseth@nwhn.org Telephone: (301) 965-0097   The NWHN Responds to Confirmation of Scott Gottlieb to Head the FDA: His Views are Harmful to Women’s Health   Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, the Senate voted to confirm conservative physician and former Bush official Scott Gottlieb to head the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in a 57-42 vote. The ...
  • NWHN is Outraged — House Votes to Take Away Health Care!
    May 4, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 4, 2017 Contact: Shaniqua Seth at sseth@nwhn.org or (301) 965-0097   Washington, DC – Today, the House of Representatives voted 217 – 213 to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and pass Trump’s American Health Care Act (AHCA). This harmful legislation was rushed to the House floor and voted on before the full implications of ...
  • The National Women’s Health Network Opposes Gottlieb’s Nomination as FDA Commissioner
    March 13, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 13, 2017 Contact: Shaniqua Seth at sseth@nwhn.org or 202.682-2640, ext. 225 Washington, D.C. – On Friday, the White House announced the nomination of conservative physician and former Bush official Scott Gottlieb as commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The National Women’s Health Network has strong concerns that if Dr. Gottlieb is ...
  • The National Women’s Health Network Opposes Nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court
    February 1, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Shaniqua Seth at sseth@nwhn.org or 202.682-2640, ext. 225 Washington, D.C. – For ten months, Senate Republicans have blocked consideration of Judge Merrick Garland, President Obama’s centrist pick, preferring to keep the seat vacant. Having set that precedent, the Senate should now take the time necessary to carefully vet far-right Judge Neil Gorsuch and ...