Which States Are the Worst Offenders for Storing Baby DNA?

Which States Are the Worst Offenders for Storing Baby DNA?

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Parents want to keep their children safe, and that may mean having their newborn baby tested for genetic disorders at the time of birth. But another important aspect of parenting is keeping the genetic information of newborn babies private and protected. 

 

Moms, Do You Know Where Your Baby’s DNA Goes?

Moms, Do You Know Where Your Baby’s DNA Goes?

ST. PAUL, Minn.—With Mother’s Day just around the corner, every mom remembers the day her baby was born as a time of joy, emotion and, at moments, feelings of stress and being overwhelmed. But one thing most mothers might not think about in those first few days as a new parent is how their newborn baby’s DNA is collected, stored and used for research. 

 

CCHF Draws MN Governor's Attention to Troubling Section of HHS Omnibus Bill

CCHF Draws MN Governor's Attention to Troubling Section of HHS Omnibus Bill

ST. PAUL, Minn.Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom is alerting Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton to a troubling policy section of the Delete-All Amendment of the HHS Omnibus bill, which strips many of the protective provisions in the original Senate version of the bill.

House-Passed American Health Care Act Is Still Government-Controlled Health Care

House-Passed American Health Care Act Is Still Government-Controlled Health Care

ST. PAUL, Minn.—The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the amended American Health Care Act (AHCA), but before the bill goes to the U.S. Senate, Citizens' Council for Health Freedom (CCHF) is reminding lawmakers and Americans alike that AHCA is still government-controlled health care. ACHA does NOT repeal Obamacare.

Amended AHCA Is Not Repeal

Amended AHCA Is Not Repeal

ST. PAUL, Minn.—The biggest buzz in health care is the possibility of the passage of the amended American Health Care Act (AHCA), now that more conservatives and some moderates are supporting the latest changes. 

 

End Obamacare Cost-Sharing Reduction Subsidies Now

End Obamacare Cost-Sharing Reduction Subsidies Now

ST. PAUL, Minn.—In the ongoing debate about health care, the newest conversation revolves around cost-sharing reduction (CSR) subsidies, which cover the cost of deductibles and out-of- pocket expenses for certain individuals. 

 

CCHF to GOP Lawmakers: Talk to Your Constituents While Home on Break

CCHF to GOP Lawmakers: Talk to Your Constituents While Home on Break

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Republican lawmakers are steering clear of town hall meetings and public forums in their districts during the current April recess, USA Today is reporting, largely because of constituents’ displeasure with Obamacare repeal efforts in Washington. 

 

The Simplicity of Real Repeal

The Simplicity of Real Repeal

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Lawmakers are still squabbling about health care, more than a week after the American Health Care Act—a supposed replacement bill to the Affordable Care Act—failed in the House on March 24. House Speaker Paul Ryan told The Washington Post that Republicans will continue pushing for an overhaul of the nation’s health care system.

What Went Wrong?

What Went Wrong?

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Late Friday afternoon, Congress pulled the American Health Care Act (AHCA), just minutes before a scheduled vote. And over the weekend, many were asking, “What went wrong?”

AHCA DOA

AHCA DOA

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Congress pulled the American Health Care Act (AHCA) this afternoon, just minutes before a scheduled vote. But too many conservative lawmakers had concerns and Republican votes were short, so the bill will not see the light of day, Fox News is reporting.