Tag: Women’s health

Proposal to decriminalize abortion prompts debate in Malta

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VALETTA, Malta — A proposal to decriminalize abortion in Malta has stirred up a polarized debate on an issue long considered taboo in the...

Wyoming candidate undeterred after teen pregnancy disclosure

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GILLETTE, Wyo. — A U.S. House candidate in Wyoming who disclosed that he impregnated a 14-year-old girl when he was 18 scoffed at the...

Ex-UCLA doctor faces additional sexual abuse charges

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LOS ANGELES — A former gynecologist at the University of California, Los Angeles faces additional criminal charges in a case where he is accused...

Mississippi’s last abortion clinic at center of US debate

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JACKSON, Miss. — The bright pink building in an eclectic neighborhood of Mississippi's capital goes by different names. To the anti-abortion protesters whose demonstrations...

Mississippi’s last abortion clinic at center of US debate

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JACKSON, Miss. — The bright pink building in an eclectic neighborhood of Mississippi's capital goes by different names. To the anti-abortion protesters whose demonstrations...

Murder case of meth user who delivered stillbirth dismissed

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SAN FRANCISCO — A California judge has dismissed a murder case against a woman who delivered a stillbirth after consuming methamphetamine, saying prosecutors failed...

Down syndrome abortion bans gain traction after court ruling

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It’s a ban that even supporters acknowledge will be hard to enforce. Yet 2021 has been a breakthrough year for legislation in several states...

US cervical cancers fall but other sex-related cancers rise

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Screening and the HPV vaccine have led to drops in cervical cancers over the last two decades in the U.S., a new study finds,...

Supreme Court throws abortion fight into center of midterms

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WASHINGTON — In agreeing to hear a potentially groundbreaking abortion case, the Supreme Court has energized activists on both sides of the long-running debate...

Groups ask judge to block Indiana ‘abortion reversal’ law

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INDIANAPOLIS — Abortion rights groups have asked a federal judge to block a new Indiana law that would require doctors to tell women undergoing...