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1 hr ago | Medical Daily

Women's Health: Answers To 10 Embarrassing Questions Every Woman Asks About Her Health

There are a lot of questions to answer when it comes to women's health, from tampons to hair brushes.

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2 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

Satanists Demand Religious Exemption From Abortion Restrictions, Cite Hobby Lobby Ruling

The Supreme Court's recent Hobby Lobby decision, which allowed some for-profit companies to claim a religious exemption to Obamacare's contraception mandate, has sparked a heated debate over the definition of religious liberty and its role in modern society .

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Related Topix: Abortion, Health, Rick Scott, US Governors, US News, Liberal Political News

2 hrs ago | Daily Texan

HB 2 cuts down abortion clinics and legal abortions in Texas, study shows

Since stricter abortion regulations went into effect in Texas in September, 46 percent of clinics have closed, and legal abortions have decreased by 13 percent, according to a study from the University's Texas Policy Evaluation Project released in July.

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Related Topix: Texas, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Antonio, TX, Health

3 hrs ago | Washington Times

Book Review: 'Assault and Flattery'

ASSAULT AND FLATTERY: THE TRUTH ABOUT THE LEFT AND THEIR WAR ON WOMEN By Katie Pavlich Threshold Editions, $26, 272 pages "Turn on a TV in Colorado and you might assume there are no issues more important to state voters than abortion rights, access to contraception and the definition of personhood."

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Related Topix: Health, US News, US Politics, Mitt Romney

6 hrs ago | Newswise

Major Advances in Alzheimer's, Colon Cancer, Multiple Myeloma, and...

The groundbreaking scientific studies featured at the 2014 AACC Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo will include research on a blood test for Alzheimer's that uses biochip technology, a new test to diagnose colon cancer early, a more accurate method for determining multiple myeloma prognosis, a less stressful test for sleep apnea, and the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer, Health, Alzheimer's, World News, Austria, Chemistry, Science, University of Louisville

Sun Jul 27, 2014

TheCourier.com

Latch on, tune in

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer Breast-feeding mothers in northwestern Ohio and around the world will gather for the Big Latch On on Saturday, an effort to raise awareness of breast-feeding and to set a record for the most women simultaneously breast-feeding.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH, Hancock County, OH, Health, Medicine, Nursing

Holtville Tribune

New Clues About the Source of Racial Health Disparities

A first-of-its-kind study by researchers at USC and Loyola Marymount University has found evidence that the persistent health disparities across race may, in part, be related to anxiety about being confronted by negative racial stereotypes while receiving healthcare.

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Related Topix: Marymount University, Loyola Marymount University, Standardized Testing, Education, African-American, Medicine, Health

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Warner, Gillespie trade jabs in 1st Senate debate

"This is an issue where you're making up my views," Gillespie said, who added that he thinks birth control pills should be available without a prescription.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Health, Republican, John Warner, Virginia, Virginia Government

Daily Times

Letting the mothers die, silently : July 26, 2014,

"My mother died while giving birth to my brother, Ehsaan," said Nabila with tears in her eyes.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition, Health

Medical News Today

New insight into alternative treatment options for postmenopausal...

It's no wonder that breast cancer ranks highest among women's health concerns. Over 235,000 cases of breast cancer are diagnosed annually in the United States, with almost 40,000 deaths attributable to the disease.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, Heart Disease, Hormone Replacement Therapy, Arimidex, Anastrozole (generic)

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Freshnews

AMETEK Names Kurtis L. Goos, Vice President & General Manager, Engineered Medical Components

AMETEK, Inc. today announced the appointment of Kurtis L. Goos as Vice President and General Manager, Engineered Medical Components, within AMETEK's Engineered Materials, Interconnects and Packaging Division.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Ametek, Health, Marketing

MyHighPlains.com

Tech's Effect on Eyes

You probably already know that Americans are logging a lot of screen time these days; however did you know that by 2015, each person will spend an average of 15.5 hours per day consuming traditional and digital media? That's more than half a day! Medical experts see a number of health implications from this increased screen time.

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Related Topix: Health, Ophthalmology

Nerve News

UN body concerned about impact of Gaza violence on women

The United Nations Population Fund Friday expressed its deep concern about the impact of the ongoing Gaza conflict on women's health and access to safe births.

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Switched

This Couple's Response To Pro-Life Protesters Couldn't Be Better

Every Saturday, Grayson and Tina Haver Currin stand outside a women's health clinic in Cary, N.C. holding signs -- but not the kind you'd expect to see outside of a facility where abortions are performed.

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Related Topix: Health, Cary, NC, Abortion, Raleigh, NC

The Hill

Debunking the bad science on abortion and women's health

Last week, the Senate Judiciary Committee heard testimony on the Women's Health Protection Act , a bill that would prevent unnecessary restrictions on abortions and abortion providers.

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Related Topix: Health, US Politics, US News, Representative Diane Black, Republican, US House of Representatives, Breast Cancer

Dallas Observer

How Texas' New Abortion Restrictions Have Actually Impacted Access to the Procedure

The number of abortions being performed in Texas has dropped moderately, clinics offering abortions are vanishing rapidly and women seeking abortions must travel much farther to get an abortion, according to almost 18 months of data compiled by researchers looking at the effects of Texas' passage of some of the most restrictive abortion regulations ... (more)

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Related Topix: Texas, Abortion, Healthcare Law, Law, Health, Medicine, San Antonio, TX

Seeking Alpha

Merck Looks Overpriced Compared To This Sector Peer

We pitch two companies from the pharmaceutical sector, Merck and AbbVie, against one another in the latest installment of our Head-To-Head series.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Merck , Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Merck & Co., Bain & Company, Vaccine Company

Thu Jul 24, 2014

NJ.com

Christie's priorities more on White House than women's health: Opinion

Gov. Chris Christie stopped short of confirming a run for the White House at last week's Delivering Alpha conference , but his telltale talking points made his inclinations clear.

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Related Topix: Health, US News, Chris Christie, US Governors, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Opinion

Daily Kos

Forced-birthers joyful that only six abortion clinics may remain open in Texas after September 1

Molly Redden at Mother Jones reports that a draconian year-old law enacted specifically to shut down as many Texas abortion clinics as possible is having the desired effect.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US News, Rick Perry, US Governors, Health

NewsBusters.org

On MSNBC, Chuck Todd Surprisingly Pushes Abortion Activist on Dems Staying Quiet In the South

On his MSNBC show The Daily Rundown, Chuck Todd interviewed Stephanie Schriock of Emily's List, a narrowly tailored PAC for female pro-abortion Democrats.

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Related Topix: Abortion, US News, West Virginia, West Virginia Government, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Representative Julia Brownley, Democrat, Health

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