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Debates over anti-abortion laws have raised common myths about abortion. These are the facts

May 19, 2019 , CNN Health
It's not just Alabama and Georgia. More states are considering bills that would make virtually all abortions illegal at 6 weeks or less....
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State Highlights: Johns Hopkins Filed Suits Against 2,400 Maryland Patients For Unpaid Bills; Conn. House Passes Bill Raising Age Of E-Cig Sales To 21

May 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Maryland, Connecticut, Ohio, Massachusetts, New York, Texas, Missouri, Maryland, California, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Michigan and...
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Missouri follows Alabama by passing restrictive abortion bill

May 18, 2019 , Reuters
Missouri lawmakers passed a bill on Friday that prohibits women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy, days after Alabama enacted the most restrictive abortion law in the United States....
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Heroin ODs Have Started Declining in Some States

May 18, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Heroin ODs Have Started Declining in Some StatesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/17/2019 12:00:00...
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Wash. Governor Says State Is Leading Nation To Brighter Future With Public Option, But It’s Not Yet Clear How Much Patients Will Save

May 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Even sponsors of the legislation acknowledge the state plans may save consumers only 5-10% on their premiums. Other news on insurance markets in the states comes from North Carolina, Georgia and Houston....
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Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Backyard Chickens

May 18, 2019 , WebMD
Backyard flocks of live poultry have been linked with salmonella outbreaks that have sickened 52 people in 21 states, the CDC...
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Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions after eight weeks

May 17, 2019 , Reuters
Missouri's Senate passed a bill on Thursday to ban abortions eight weeks after conception, except for medical emergencies, the latest attempt in a Republican-controlled state legislature to restrict the rights of women to terminate their pregnancies....
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Alabama boycott builds as states retaliate against abortion law

May 17, 2019 , Reuters
A movement to boycott Alabama over its near-ban on abortion gained momentum Thursday as officials in Maryland and Colorado called for economic retaliation and online flyers urged people not to buy anything in, or from Alabama....
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The Medical Minute: Protecting Against Measles

May 17, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The United States is experiencing its largest measles outbreak since the virus was eliminated in 2000. As of Monday, 839 cases of measles have been reported in 23 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, including 7 cases in Pennsylvania. “Measles is not a trivial diseas......
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State Highlights: Lawsuit Charges USC-Sponsored Plastic Surgeon With 12 Needless Surgeries, Fraud; Advocates Hail Landmark Minnesota Deal To Protect Seniors

May 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from California, Minnesota, Oregon, Georgia, Idaho, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and...
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Coherent? Voice Disorders Significantly Affect Listeners, Too

May 17, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
“Fly heading two three zero, runway two seven left, cleared for takeoff.” Air traffic controllers are among the 25 to 45% of the workforce in the United States who use their voices professionally. It is imperative for their listeners to understand what they are communicating. Air traffic controllers......
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California Investigation Blames PG&E Equipment For Igniting Deadliest Wildfire

May 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The utility, which had already acknowledged its electrical transmission lines were probably the cause of last November's blazes, could face criminal charges following the report from state fire investigators and be held responsible for billions of dollars associated with the destruction and loss of lives. PG&E filed for bankruptcy protection in...
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Researchers Create Standardized Measurement For Pediatric Facial Palsy

May 17, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
An international team of researchers, including a psychologist at Oregon State University, has developed a standardized measurement for pediatric facial palsy that will improve the care for current and future patients with the condition. The team, which includes researchers from nine countries, pub......
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Five more U.S. states sue OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over opioid epidemic

May 17, 2019 , Reuters
Five U.S. states on Thursday filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP of illegally marketing and selling opioids, escalating the wave of litigation over a nationwide abuse epidemic....
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Opioids crisis has spread beyond United States: OECD

May 17, 2019 , Reuters
Opioid use has reached crisis proportions not only in the United States but also in Canada and some European countries, as prescription opioid painkillers have become much more common, the OECD club of wealthy nations said on Thursday....
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U.S. to begin testing sick, dead pigs for fatal hog virus ravaging China

May 17, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. Department of Agriculture within weeks will begin testing sick and dead pigs for a hog virus that has killed herds across Asia in an effort to minimize devastation if the disease enters the United States, the agency said on Thursday....
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Planned Parenthood Southeast fielded so many questions on new abortion laws it had to open another phone line

May 17, 2019 , CNN Health
Hundreds of women in Georgia and Alabama are calling Planned Parenthood and asking the group whether abortion is still legal in their states....
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How Alabama cares for life outside the womb

May 17, 2019 , CNN Health
Alabama has enacted a bill to effectively ban abortion, with lawmakers vowing to protect life from the moment of conception. But how is the state measuring up when it comes to caring for life after birth?...
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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ States Race To Reverse ‘Roe’

May 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times, Anna Edney of Bloomberg News and Alice Miranda Ollstein of Politico join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss the new abortion bans passed in Alabama and Georgia; bipartisan congressional efforts to end “surprise” out-of-network medical bills; and a new public option health insurance plan soon to be available in Washington...
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Republican Alabama governor mulling nation's strictest abortion law

May 16, 2019 , Reuters
Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday was mulling whether to sign the United States' strictest abortion law, part of a multistate effort to get the U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider women's constitutional right to abortion....
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