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Biden team strains to flex muscles in abortion fight |  Health and Fitness

Biden team strains to flex muscles in abortion fight | Health and Fitness

By TOM MURPHY and CHRIS MGERIAN – AP Health Writer President Joe Biden’s top health official said Tuesday that “every option is on the table” when it comes to helping women access abortion in the wake of the Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade. But the gap between outrage over the ruling and the …

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Abortion battles in state courts after Supreme Court ruling |  Health and Fitness

Abortion battles in state courts after Supreme Court ruling | Health and Fitness

By KEVIN McGILL, AMY FORLITI and GEOFF MULVIHILL – Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Abortion bans were temporarily blocked in Louisiana and Utah, while a federal court in South Carolina said a law sharply restricting the procedure would take effect there immediately as the battle over whether women may end pregnancies shifted from the …

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New Mexico governor orders safeguards for abortion access |  Health and Fitness

New Mexico governor orders safeguards for abortion access | Health and Fitness

By MORGAN LEE – Associated Press SANTA FE, NM (AP) — New Mexico’s Democratic governor took steps Monday to ensure safe harbor to people seeking abortions or providing abortions at health care facilities within the state. gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed an executive order that prohibits cooperation with other states that might interfere with abortion …

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Chief investigator questioned in auditor corruption trial |  Health and Fitness

Chief investigator questioned in auditor corruption trial | Health and Fitness

DOVER, Del. (AP) — The chief investigator in the criminal corruption case against Delaware State Auditor Kathy McGuiness tried repeatedly under cross-examination Monday to deflect responsibility for false statements he made in a search warrant affidavit and which were later reiterated in an indictment. The testimony by Frank Robinson involved allegations that McGuiness orchestrated a …

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Chief investigator questioned in auditor corruption trial |  Health and Fitness

Anti-abortion groups look to update 1849 Wisconsin ban | Health and Fitness

MADISON, Erase. (AP) — Anti-abortion groups in Wisconsin say they’ll work with lawmakers next year to pass legislation that will update or replace the state’s 1849 abortion ban, which led doctors across Wisconsin to stop providing abortions on Friday after the Supreme Court struck down the landmark abortion rights decision in Roe v. Wade. Some …

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Chief investigator questioned in auditor corruption trial |  Health and Fitness

Newspaper: Oklahoma gun deaths rose as firearms access grew | Health and Fitness

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Gun deaths in Oklahoma have increased since a “permitless carry” law allowing people over the age of 21 to carry a gun without a permit or training went into effect in 2019, according to a newspaper’s review of data. The Oklahoman analyzed state medical examiner data and found that Oklahoma has …

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Wisconsin Democrats focus on Republican Sen.  Johnson |  Health, Med.  & Fitness

Wisconsin Democrats focus on Republican Sen. Johnson | Health, Med. & Fitness

By SCOTT BAUER – Associated Press MADISON, Erase. (AP) — Wisconsin Democrats looking to unseat Republican Sen. Ron Johnson focused their attacks on him Sunday, and not each other, as the eight candidates made their case to party activists at the state convention held six weeks before the primary. The Democratic Senate candidates blasted Johnson …

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Wisconsin Democrats focus on Republican Sen.  Johnson |  Health and Fitness

Wisconsin Democrats focus on Republican Sen. Johnson | Health and Fitness

By SCOTT BAUER – Associated Press MADISON, Erase. (AP) — Wisconsin Democrats looking to unseat Republican Sen. Ron Johnson focused their attacks on him Sunday, and not each other, as the eight candidates made their case to party activists at the state convention held six weeks before the primary. The Democratic Senate candidates blasted Johnson …

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Black Women Talk Fibroids, Fertility, and Motherhood

Black Women Talk Fibroids, Fertility, and Motherhood

photo† Shutterstock †Shutterstock† Though medical research, knowledge, and technology continue to advance year after year, there is still little known about the root cause of uterine fibroids—aka noncancerous growths that present themselves inside or outside of the uterus. What is clear, however, is the fact that those benign tumors disproportionately affect Black women. according to …

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