American Heart Association

LGBT health disparities the ‘next frontier’

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

The Supreme Court ruled Friday in a 5-4 decision that the Constitution guarantees same-sex partners the right to marry. The looming decision has dominated public discussion about rights in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, but advocates say a critical “next frontier” is health disparities.

Despite […]

June 26th, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Affordable Care Act survives: Supreme Court sides with White House on health insurance issue

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday sided with the White House in a ruling that will continue making health insurance affordable for millions of Americans, while ensuring a signature legislative achievement for President Obama remains in place.

In a 6-3 vote, the justices ruled that federal […]

June 25th, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |1 Comment