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stated on November 25, 2023 in an Instagram post
"You’re in danger” because the American Red Cross doesn’t label blood donations from donors vaccinated against COVID-19.
stated on November 10, 2023 in an Instagram post
Rise in U.S. infant mortality rate connected to COVID-19 vaccines.
stated on October 12, 2023 in Assembly floor speech
“Kids who don’t even know what day it is or their colors can decide to permanently change themselves” through medical gender transition.
stated on November 6, 2023 in a Facebook post
Video shows TV personalities promoting a diabetes cure.
Protect Women Ohio
stated on October 30, 2023 in a video
Ohio’s Issue 1 “allows for abortion after viability for…financial reasons.”
stated on October 20, 2023 in una publicación en Facebook
Un nuevo subsidio del gobierno ofrece una tarjeta de salud con $1,200 al mes y “puedes usar el dinero para todo lo que desees o necesites".
stated on October 13, 2023 in a speech at the First in the Nation summit in Nashua, N.H.
"95% of over-the-counter pharmaceuticals" in the U.S. come from China.
stated on September 14, 2023 in News release
"The repeal of Roe v. Wade has exacerbated the state’s OB-GYN shortage as residency programs report a decline in enrollment due to the inability of residents to receive training in-state."
stated on October 15, 2023 in una publicación en Facebook
Este video muestra al Dr. Juan Rivera hablando sobre un medicamento para la artritis y la artrosis.
stated on October 10, 2023 in a Facebook video
Video shows Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith advertising “$5,600 health spending cards.”
stated on August 23, 2023 in Public appearance
Thanks to negotiating drug prices "our seniors, instead of paying $500 a month for drugs, are paying no more than 35 cents."
stated on September 22, 2023 in a speech
Joe Biden "put 20 million people on Medicaid who aren’t even eligible, then stopped states from taking them off."
stated on October 2, 2023 in an Instagram post
Flu shot ingredients include aborted human cell cultures, monkey kidney cells and antifreeze.
stated on July 24, 2023 in a campaign video
“Under ‘Crooked Joe’ Biden, there has been a catastrophic increase in shortages of essential medicines.”
stated on August 23, 2023 in una publicación en Facebook
“Si ganas menos de $50,000 al año” puedes calificar para un crédito de salud y usarlo para “lo que sea”.
stated on August 23, 2023 in a social media post
“Norway, Finland, Sweden, Holland, and the UK have now banned gender transition surgery for minors.”
stated on August 29, 2023 in a speech at the White House
“According to the Congressional Budget Office,” the Inflation Reduction Act “will save the federal government $160 billion over the next 10 years because Medicare will be paying less for the prescription drugs they’re making available to seniors.”
Citizens Against Government Waste
stated on August 7, 2023 in a political ad
A bill sponsored by U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders would “increase government control” of pharmacy benefit managers and is a “radical health care takeover.”
stated on July 26, 2023 in a Facebook post
Doctors in the Netherlands “ordered” to euthanize “citizens with autism and other minor disabilities, even if the patient does not currently express any desire to die."
stated on July 19, 2023 in a press release.
“Tens of millions of Americans live in communities where they cannot find a doctor while others have to wait months to be seen.”
Health care is front and center as Ron DeSantis and Gavin Newsom prepare for Fox News debate
By Daniel Chang • November 27, 2023
Fact-checking 3 claims in Tucker Carlson’s show on trans health care
By Grace Abels • November 15, 2023
CDC faces conundrum over recommending new COVID-19 booster for all
By Arthur Allen • September 12, 2023
How health incidents like Bronny James’ cardiac arrest fuel COVID-19 vaccine misinformation
By Madison Czopek • July 31, 2023
Fact-check: Does milk consumption increase breast cancer risk? More research is needed, experts say
By Maria Briceño • June 19, 2023
Pence's point on gender-affirming care for minors ignores parental consent rules for tattoos
By Grace Abels • June 14, 2023
Is new Missouri rule a ‘ban’ on transgender adults? It imposes major health care access barriers
By Grace Abels • April 24, 2023
End of COVID-19 emergency will usher in health system changes
By Rachana Pradhan • March 23, 2023
For New York counties, a lot of money at stake in Hochul's Medicaid move
By Jill Terreri Ramos • March 11, 2023
Era of ‘free’ COVID-19 vaccines, test kits, and treatments is ending. Who will pay the tab now?
By Julie Appleby • February 13, 2023
As pandemic-era provisions lapse, millions of Americans to lose Medicaid
By Phil Galewitz • February 2, 2023
With Roe reversed and Congress deadlocked, states take up new abortion laws
By Julie Rovner • January 23, 2023
Joe Biden is halfway through his term. Here's how many campaign promises he's kept so far.
By Louis Jacobson • January 19, 2023
Checking claims in Iowa Gov. Reynolds’ sixth Condition of the State address
By Emily Delgado • January 11, 2023
As they fight misinformation, public health agencies try to restore trust
By Lauren Sausser • January 4, 2023
Florida leaders misrepresented research before ban on gender-affirming care
By Yacob Reyes • December 2, 2022
Fact-checking Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker in Georgia's Senate race
By Louis Jacobson • November 4, 2022
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers scores mixed bag on promises as first term winds down
By D.L. Davis • October 17, 2022
When does life begin? As state laws define it, science, politics and religion clash
By Sarah Varney • September 6, 2022
Fact-checking Joe Biden’s speech about democracy before the 2022 midterms
By Louis Jacobson • September 2, 2022
Latest promises about Health Care
Rebuild health stockpiles to be ready for crises
Reduce high maternal mortality rate
Create national center to reduce veteran suicide
Lower cost of prescription drugs
Increase access to VA care beyond 5-year eligibility for combat veterans
Repeal Hyde Amendment
Reduce health uninsured rate for African Americans
Work to codify Roe v. Wade
Get COVID-19 under control
Repeal law barring Medicare from negotiating lower drug prices
Guarantee 12 weeks paid family and medical leave
Load more promises about Health Care