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Posted byon March 22, 2012 at 12:42 PM EDT
Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, Nathan - whose son Thomas has a chronic illness -- is no longer haunted by worries like, what's going to happen if I lose my job? What's going to happen when Thomas hits his lifetime cap? How will we survive?
Posted byon March 21, 2012 at 3:44 PM EDT
When this Norfolk, VA mother of five heard that the Affordable Care Act had passed, her first thought was, "Oh my goodness it happened, it really happened."
Posted byon March 21, 2012 at 11:44 AM EDT
This update of "Women Working to Do Good" showcases Elizabeth Stanton, a woman using her unique sports photography exhibit to empower women wordwide to participate in sports.
Posted byon March 21, 2012 at 11:10 AM EDT
JoAnne Fischer has the best interest of women and families at heart -- especially in light of health care reform brought about by the Affordable Care Act -- as she continues to advocate for maternal and child health needs, locally and nationally.
Posted byon March 20, 2012 at 11:00 AM EDT
Over 20 million women with private health insurance are receiving expanded preventive services with no cost-sharing, including mammograms, cervical cancer screenings, prenatal care, flu and pneumonia shots, and regular well-baby and well-child visits
Posted byon March 20, 2012 at 10:13 AM EDT
Vanessa thought she had excellent health insurance, until her son was born with birth defects. He met his million-dollar lifetime limit and the family was told he was no longer eligble for insurance. The Affordable Care Act changed that.
Posted byon March 20, 2012 at 9:00 AM EDT
Approximately 20.4 million women with private health insurance have received preventive health services such as mammograms and pap smears because of the Affordable Care Act.
Posted byon March 19, 2012 at 12:42 PM EDT
Join the Department of Energy for a conversation about women in STEM on Twitter on Thursday, March 22 at 2:30pm EDT by following the hashtag #STEM.
Posted byon March 16, 2012 at 7:14 PM EDT
This past week, a group of twelve students ages 13-15 from the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson College (EGA) in Islington, London visited Washington during the UK Official visit.
Posted byon March 15, 2012 at 4:02 PM EDT
Since 2012, the Equal Pay Task Force has worked to identify and address challenges to gender pay disparities. Meet the Equal Pay Task Force members and ask them a questions about their efforts.