Archive for the ‘Laws & Politics’ Category

The California Breast Density Law

California legislature recently passed a law requiring that women who have screening mammograms are informed by their health care provider if they have dense breast tissue. This makes California the 5th state in the nation to require this notification.  Read the rest of this entry »

The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA)

A few days ago, CBS News released a report of a Connecticut woman who alleged that her employer dismissed her after the company became aware that she carried the BRCA2 gene mutation Read the rest of this entry »

Colorado Lawmakers Fighting for Mammogram Coverage

(AP) Colorado lawmakers are considering changing health insurance rules for mammograms to make sure women over 40 are covered. Read the rest of this entry »