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Report: Abortion is safe but barriers reduce quality of care

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 19:33:06 GMT2018-03-16T19:33:06Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Abortions in the U.S. are very safe but getting one without facing delays and false medical information depends on where women live, says a broad examination of the nation's abortion services....

Mystery surrounds how ex-Russian spy was poisoned in UK

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 15:28:08 GMT2018-03-16T15:28:08Z

LONDON (AP) -- As British authorities investigate the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in England, there is much mystery about how exactly the brazen attack was carried out. Here are some of the unanswered questions that British officials are chasing:...

Yellow fever shots urged for Brazil travelers amid outbreak

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 17:29:29 GMT2018-03-16T17:29:29Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. health officials are warning travelers to stay away from certain areas of Brazil if they haven't been vaccinated against yellow fever....

FDA begins push to cut addictive nicotine in cigarettes

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 22:04:46 GMT2018-03-15T22:04:46Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal health officials took the first step Thursday to slash levels of addictive nicotine in cigarettes, an unprecedented move designed to help smokers quit and prevent future generations from getting hooked....

Abortion, free speech collide in Supreme Court dispute

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 12:26:08 GMT2018-03-16T12:26:08Z

GILROY, Calif. (AP) -- Informed Choices is what its president describes as a "life-affirming" pregnancy center on the edge of downtown Gilroy in northern California....

Renowned pediatrician Dr. T. Berry Brazelton dies at age 99

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 16:36:00 GMT2018-03-15T16:36:00Z

CHICAGO (AP) -- Dr. T. Berry Brazelton, one of the world's most well-known pediatricians and child development experts whose work helped explain what makes kids tick, has died at age 99....

2 women offer differing views of crisis pregnancy centers

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 12:26:35 GMT2018-03-16T12:26:35Z

Accounts from two women who visited crisis pregnancy centers , with differing views of the experience:...

Fertility clinic failures forge lost legacies, heartbreak

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 13:23:11 GMT2018-03-15T13:23:11Z

Many of them had already endured their share of heartache. Some had been trying for years to get pregnant, suffering through multiple miscarriages. Others had undergone cancer treatments that destroyed their fertility....

House to try again on bill easing use of unapproved drugs

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 23:41:45 GMT2018-03-15T23:41:45Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The House plans to try anew next week to approve a Republican bill making it simpler for fatally ill people to try unproven treatments. And this time, the measure seems certain to pass....

San Francisco fertility clinic sued over embryo tank failure

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:09:15 GMT2018-03-16T00:09:15Z

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A San Francisco fertility clinic was sued again Thursday over the possible destruction of thousands of frozen eggs and embryos in a storage tank that malfunctioned....