Tag: Women’s health

Mississippi to file arguments in landmark abortion case

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JACKSON, Miss. — The Mississippi attorney general’s office is expected to file briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to outline the state’s...

Fourth state in Mexico legalizes abortion, up to 12 weeks

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MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s Gulf coast state of Veracruz became the fourth of the country’s 32 states to legalize abortion Tuesday. ...

For pregnant women, pandemic made hunt for drug rehab harder

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After using drugs on and off for years, Megan Sims wanted to get clean again. But she couldn’t bring herself to stop during the...

‘Abortion reversal’ bill introduced in GOP-led Ohio House

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — A bill that would require doctors to tell women undergoing drug-induced abortions about a disputed method for potentially stopping the abortion...

20 states support South Carolina in abortion lawsuit

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — Twenty states are supporting South Carolina's defense of a new abortion law, arguing in an amicus brief that a federal judge...

Judge OKs $73M payout to alleged UCLA doctor sex victims

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LOS ANGELES — A federal judge on Monday gave final approval to a $73 million settlement of a lawsuit that alleged some 6,000 women...

Lawsuit challenges Texas law banning abortion after 6 weeks

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A coalition of abortion providers and advocates filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday challenging a Texas law that would allow private citizens to sue anyone...

State reports slight increase in Indiana abortions for 2020

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INDIANAPOLIS — The number of abortions performed in Indiana grew slightly last year, with a new state report showing that drug-induced abortions made up...

Canadian boxer Bujold wins appeal to compete at Tokyo Games

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TORONTO — Canadian boxer Mandy Bujold looks forward to the day when she can tell her daughter that she got in the Olympic ring...

Breastfeeding Olympians allowed to bring babies to Tokyo

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TORONTO — Canadian basketball player Kim Gaucher, who is breastfeeding her infant daughter, has won in her quest to bring the baby to the...