Special PCDC Statement: Reproductive health care, including abortion, is an essential component of primary care

Categories: PCDC News, Policy, Press Release
Nearly 50 years ago, the Supreme Court of the United States held that women[1] have the right to decide whether and when to carry a pregnancy to term or to have an abortion. Today, the Supreme Court upended health care access for millions of people across this country, ruling that it no longer interprets the …

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Celebrating Primary Care Investment Passage in New York State

Categories: PCDC News, Policy
Last week, New York State took a monumental step toward increasing health equity and access to primary care for every New Yorker. Under the leadership of Assemblyman Richard Gottfried and Senator Gustavo Rivera, the Assembly and Senate passed A7230-B/S6534-C, a bill designed to help New York move towards a primary care-centered health care system, fostering a …

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Special PCDC Statement: Confronting Racism and Investing in Equity

Categories: PCDC News, Press Release
This weekend, we witnessed yet another horrific display of hatred and racially motivated gun violence. Our hearts are broken for the victims of the Buffalo shooting and for their families, friends, and community. The epidemic of hate and intolerance in this country impacts every one of us, with devastating impact on Black people and other …

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Special PCDC Statement: Preserving Access to Reproductive Health Care

Categories: PCDC News, Press Release
Reproductive health care, including abortion, is an essential component of primary care. Yesterday, we learned it is likely that the Supreme Court will overturn Roe v. Wade later this year. While abortion remains legal throughout the country today, we are deeply concerned about what this means for women’s access to a critical component of primary …

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Screening for ACEs: Q&A with PCDC’s Yael Lipton

Categories: PCDC News, Technical Assistance
Providers want their patients to feel their best physically and mentally. So, if they could dramatically improve treatment plans and health outcomes for their patients, they would want to do that, right? Recently, there has been increased recognition of the role trauma and adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) play in both the physical and mental health …

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