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Oklahoma Advocates Launch Campaign To Get Medicaid Expansion On The Ballot

Jun 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The coalition will need to collect nearly 178,000 voter signatures to put the issue on the November 2020 ballot. "We're normal, everyday Oklahomans that care about this issue and we're growing every day," said Oklahomans Decide Healthcare spokeswoman Amber England. Medicaid news comes out of Louisiana and Ohio, as well....
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Psychological Wounds For Pulse Shooting Victims, Community Far From Healed Three Years Later

Jun 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
June 12 marks the third anniversary of when a gunman killed 49 people and wounded 53 others inside the gay Orlando night club. “It’s a really different kind of year — something else we learned from our colleagues in 9/11,” said Barbara Poma, the owner of Pulse and executive director of the onePulse Foundation. “They warned us that years three, four and five will be very different. They are. I don’t know how to explain it, but it really is a different feeling. It’s hard to really...
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A Texas mom says she was kicked out of a city pool for breastfeeding her baby

Jun 12, 2019 , CNN Health
A group of moms held a "nurse-in" at a Texas swimming pool to support a woman who says she was kicked out for breastfeeding her baby....
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State Highlights: Funds Still Lacking For Training Of Rhode Island’s 911 Operators After Woman’s Death; Maine’s Aid-In-Dying Death Bill Moves Closer To Passage

Jun 05, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maine, California, North Carolina, Connecticut, Texas, Kentucky, Missouri, Arizona, Louisiana, Ohio and...
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J&J ordered to pay $300 million in punitive damages in talc baby powder case. Vows to appeal

Jun 01, 2019 , CNBC Health
Johnson & Johnson must pay $300 million in punitive damages to a woman who blamed her rare asbestos-related cancer on the company's talc-based...
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AHA News: A Stroke at 50 Altered Woman's Life, But Not Her Family's Love

May 31, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: AHA News: A Stroke at 50 Altered Woman's Life, But Not Her Family's LoveCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/29/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/30/2019 12:00:00...
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Louisiana lawmakers pass bill to ban abortions as early as six weeks

May 30, 2019 , Reuters
The Louisiana House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to prohibit abortion after detection of an embryonic heartbeat, which can occur as early as six weeks from conception, often before a woman even realizes she is pregnant....
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We need to resolve ethics of CRISPR technology as China awaits third genetically modified baby

May 22, 2019 , CNBC Health
The scientific community is now struggling to grapple with the ethics of human germline editing as another woman pregnant with a gene-edited baby is soon due to give...
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Democrat O'Rourke unveils new plan to protect abortion rights as he seeks to halt slide in polls

May 22, 2019 , Reuters
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled an ambitious plan to protect abortion rights on Tuesday through mobilizing every branch of the U.S government to defend a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy....
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U.S. must ensure access to safe abortions: U.N. rights office

May 22, 2019 , Reuters
The United Nations human rights office called on U.S. authorities on Tuesday to ensure that women have access to safe abortions, saying bans lead to risky underground abortions that can endanger a woman's life....
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A Minnesota woman donated her kidney to a firefighter who rushed to help her daughter after a seizure

May 21, 2019 , CNN Health
When Becca Bundy's young daughter was having a seizure at home, volunteer firefighter Bill Cox was the first person to help. Two years later, the Minnesota woman was able to offer a lifesaving thank you, by giving him one of her kidneys....
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Wearable technology can detect biomarkers linked to fertility windows

May 21, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
A study published in JMIR found that a fertility wearable was able to use skin temperature, heart rate, and respiratory rate to help determine a woman's fertility...
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Low-Fat Diet Could Help Against Breast Cancer

May 17, 2019 , WebMD
Researchers found that eating low-fat foods reduced a woman's risk of dying from breast cancer by...
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Can You ‘Stop the Bleed’?

May 17, 2019 , American Journal of Nursing
Reconsidering tourniquets. Bystanders apply pressure to woman’s leg to stop bleeding after explosion at 117th Boston Marathon. Photo by John Tlumacki / Boston Globe via Getty Images. Have you ever used a windlass tourniquet? I had never even heard of one until recently. The only tourniquets I knew were fashioned from belts, scarves, [...] The post Can You ‘Stop the Bleed’? appeared first on Off the...
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U.S. Birth Rate Lowest in 32 Years

May 17, 2019 , WebMD
The fertility rate in 2018 was 1.7 births per woman, a 2% decline from 2017. That rate means the current generation isn't producing enough children to replace itself,...
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Alabama governor signs strictest U.S. abortion ban into law

May 16, 2019 , Reuters
Alabama's governor signed a bill on Wednesday to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest challenge by conservatives to the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision establishing a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy....
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ACLU, Planned Parenthood file lawsuit challenging Ohio anti-abortion law

May 16, 2019 , Reuters
The American Civil Liberties Union, its Ohio branch and Planned Parenthood on Wednesday filed a lawsuit challenging an Ohio law that they say could ban abortion as early as six weeks into a woman's pregnancy....
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Alabama Senate bans nearly all abortions, including rape cases

May 15, 2019 , Reuters
Alabama's state Senate passed a bill on Tuesday to outlaw nearly all abortions, creating exceptions only to protect the mother's health, as part of a multistate effort to have the U.S. Supreme Court reconsider a woman's constitutional right to an abortion....
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Moms proudly show off their postpartum bodies

May 11, 2019 , CNN Health
Meg Boggs is on a mission to redefine the public perception of a woman's postpartum body....
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Son donates part of his liver to his mom, jokes he's off the hook for Mother's Day gifts

May 11, 2019 , CNN Health
A Utah woman is hepatitis free after getting a piece of her son's liver in a lifesaving transplant....
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