The Congressional Budget Office report wrote that under that 2016 repeal bill, premiums for policies bought from online marketplaces established by Obama’s law would rise up to 25 percent a year after enactment of the GOP measure
The authors of the new report, Guttmacher researchers Rachel Jones and Jenna Jerman, said the latest phase of the decline was likely the result of two main factors: the increased availability of affordable, long-lasting contraceptives that have reduced unintended pregnancies, and the surge of abortion restrictions in many states that have forced some clinics to close and hindered many women’s access to the procedure
“I think most of us would agree that the last thing we would want is Congress making all of our decisions around health care,” said Hickenlooper, who has increasingly invoked a states’ rights argument — one often used by Republicans on such issues as gun rights — to defend Colorado’s health care and marijuana markets.
The current lack of scientific information “poses a public health risk,” said the report , from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. Patients, health care professionals and policy makers need more evidence to make sound decisions, it said
“We must act quickly to bring relief to the American people,” said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.
Even people who get less exercise than recommended have less risk than folks who don’t break a sweat at all
One example: If a pizza chain gets pepperoni from multiple suppliers, which calorie count should be used? The FDA’s advice: Whichever is fattiest.
“Massive increases of ObamaCare will take place this year and Dems are to blame for the mess,” the president-elect said in three tweets, using the statute’s nickname. “It will fall of its own weight — be careful!”
In 2014, almost 4 percent of pregnant women said they’d recently used marijuana, up from 2.4 percent in 2002, according to an analysis of annual drug use surveys