Women's health

In this July 24, 2017 photo, President Donald Trump speaks about healthcare in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington. Trump is allowing more employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women by claiming religious or moral objections, issuing new rules Friday that take another step in rolling back the Obama health care law. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
October 06, 2017 - 1:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is allowing more employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women by claiming religious or moral objections, issuing new rules Friday that take another step in rolling back the Obama health care law. Employers with religious or moral qualms...
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October 03, 2017 - 10:24 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Planned Parenthood asked a federal appeals court Tuesday to prevent Arkansas from enforcing restrictions on how the abortion pill is administered while the organization asks the nation's highest court to review a ruling in favor of the new limits. Planned Parenthood Great...
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October 02, 2017 - 8:39 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police say they're investigating after a baby that was reportedly stillborn was found in a trash bag in a home. Police say someone called about 4:30 p.m. Sunday to report the baby had been stillborn in the city's Rhawnhurst section. But investigators say they...
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September 13, 2017 - 4:05 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A puzzling study of U.S. pregnancies found that women who had miscarriages between 2010 and 2012 were more likely to have had back-to-back annual flu shots that included protection against swine flu. Vaccine experts think the results may reflect the older age and other miscarriage...
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FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2002 file photo, Dr. JoAnn Manson poses with a printout from a study she directed on hormone replacement therapy for women at her office in Boston. In research results released on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, Manson said hormones may be appropriate for some women when used short-term to relieve hot flashes and other bothersome menopause symptoms. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
September 12, 2017 - 11:41 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Taking hormone pills for several years after menopause didn't shorten older women's lifespans, according to the longest follow-up yet of landmark research that transformed thinking on risks and benefits of a once popular treatment. That research was halted early when unexpected harms...
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FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2002 file photo, Dr. JoAnn Manson poses with a printout from a study she directed on hormone replacement therapy for women at her office in Boston. In research results released on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, Manson said hormones may be appropriate for some women when used short-term to relieve hot flashes and other bothersome menopause symptoms. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
September 12, 2017 - 11:39 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Taking hormone pills for several years after menopause didn't shorten older women's lifespans, according to the longest follow-up yet of landmark research that transformed thinking on risks and benefits of a once popular treatment. That research was halted early when unexpected harms...
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September 08, 2017 - 11:04 am
DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan woman sacrificed the chance to prolong her life to give birth to her sixth child. Doctors removed Carrie DeKlyen's feeding and breathing tubes on Thursday, a day after her daughter, Life Lynn, was born. DeKlyen chose to forgo clinical trials and chemotherapy to treat her...
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In this July 19, 2017, photo, abortion opponents hold signs during a rally in downtown Louisville, Ky. The protesters are with a group called Operation Save America that is planning a weeklong event at Kentucky's last abortion clinic with the hopes that it will shut down. With its survival on the line, Kentucky's last abortion clinic is bracing for a pivotal legal showdown with health regulators and the state's anti-abortion governor. (AP Photo/Dylan Lovan)
September 04, 2017 - 4:56 am
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Its survival on the line, Kentucky's last abortion clinic is bracing for a pivotal legal showdown with health regulators and the state's anti-abortion governor that could determine whether Kentucky becomes the first state in the nation without an abortion clinic. The...
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August 31, 2017 - 9:04 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh woman gave birth to her premature son in a vehicle on the way to the hospital — with the baby still in its amniotic sac. Raelin Scurry posted an Instagram photo of the newborn taken on the way to Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC on Aug. 5. Scurry tells KDKA-TV ( http://...
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August 28, 2017 - 9:20 am
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Director of the Alaska Division of Insurance Lori Wing-Heier will be one of the officials who will present to the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports ( http://bit.ly/2vkR4h2 ) the committee will hold health...
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