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Clinics scramble to divert patients as states ban abortion |  Health and Fitness

Clinics scramble to divert patients as states ban abortion | Health and Fitness

By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH and LINDSEY TANNER – Associated Press They call her, desperate, scared and often broke. Some are rape and domestic violence victims. Others are new mothers, still breastfeeding infants. Another pregnancy so soon, they say, is something they just can’t handle. “Heart wrenching,” said Angela Huntington, an abortion navigator for Planned Parenthood in …

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US Begins Targeted Vaccine Rollout Against Monkeypox |  Health and Fitness

US Begins Targeted Vaccine Rollout Against Monkeypox | Health and Fitness

Dennis Thompson TUESDAY, June 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) — The United States is deploying an enhanced nationwide vaccination strategy to counter the continuing spread of monkeypox, federal public health officials announced at a White House briefing on Tuesday. The US Department of Health and Human Services is rapidly expanding access to hundreds of thousands of …

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Hofmeister wins Dem nomination in Oklahoma governor’s race |  govt.  & Politics

Hofmeister wins Dem nomination in Oklahoma governor’s race | govt. & Politics

By SEAN MURPHY – Associated Press Writer OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt and Democrat Joy Hofmeister easily won their respective primary races on Tuesday, both taking advantage of massive fundraising advantages over their opponents in a state where hot-button issues like abortion, firearms and the death penalty are likely to be a …

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Investigator quizzed, prosecutors rest in auditor trial |  Health and Fitness

Investigator quizzed, prosecutors rest in auditor trial | Health and Fitness

DOVER, Del. (AP) — The state’s chief investigator endured a withering cross-examination Tuesday as prosecutors rested their case in the criminal corruption trial of Delaware State Auditor Kathy McGuiness. Franklin Robinson was bombarded with questions from defense attorney Steve Wood about false and misleading statements he made under oath in a sworn search warrant affidavit …

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Investigator quizzed, prosecutors rest in auditor trial |  Health and Fitness

US officials announce more steps against monkeypox outbreak | Health and Fitness

NEW YORK (AP) — Reacting to a surprising and growing monkeypox outbreak, US health officials on Tuesday expanded the group of people recommended to get vaccinated against the monkeypox virus. They also said they are providing more monkeypox vaccine, working to expand testing, and taking other steps to try to get ahead of the outbreak. …

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US officials announce more steps against monkeypox outbreak |  Health, Med.  & Fitness

US officials announce more steps against monkeypox outbreak | Health, Med. & Fitness

NEW YORK (AP) — Reacting to a surprising and growing monkeypox outbreak, US health officials on Tuesday expanded the group of people recommended to get vaccinated against the monkeypox virus. They also said they are providing more monkeypox vaccine, working to expand testing, and taking other steps to try to get ahead of the outbreak. …

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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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Investigator quizzed, prosecutors rest in auditor 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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