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1 hr ago | National Journal

Mississippi Could Soon Shut Down Its Only Abortion Clinic

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit is set to hear oral arguments next week regarding a 2012 law that would force the only remaining clinic in the state to close immediately.


Related Topix: US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Health, Abortion

5 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press

FDA OKs first-ever DNA alternative to Pap smear

Federal health regulators have cleared a genetic test from Roche as a first-choice screening option for cervical cancer.


Related Topix: Cervical Cancer, Health, Genetics, Medicine, HPV, Virginia Commonwealth University, Obstetrics and Gynecology

5 hrs ago | CNN

HPV test approved for cervical cancer screening

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration initially approved the HPV DNA test in 2011, for use alongside or as a follow-up to a Pap test, but this is the first time it has been green-lighted as a primary screening technique.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Health

5 hrs ago | Lifehacker

The Things Nobody Tells You About Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding isn't as simple as "baby plus nipple." It can create a lot of unexpected biological quirks and emotional reactions, leaving many new parents blindsided.


Related Topix: Health, Nursing, Medicine

9 hrs ago |

Silver Cross Rewards Mothers in May With Discounted Mammograms, Local Savings

By Tracy Simons, Silver Cross Hospital Moms are busy women. They take care of their family, home and community.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Mother's Day, Health, Medicine, New Lenox, IL, Breast Cancer

13 hrs ago | Summit Sun

Family practice to call Clinic home

NUGGETS Family Practice will be moving to the new Snowy River GP Super Clinic in the coming months under the new name of Jindabyne Medical Practice.


Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine, Health

18 hrs ago | Nevada Business Journal

Red Rock Fertility Offers Egg-Freezing Promotion in Recognition of Infertility Week

In recognition of National Infertility Awareness Week from April 20 to 26, Red Rock Fertility will offer a special promotion to help women prepare for having children later in life.


Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Health

Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Featured business person: Sarah Clawson

Sarah Clawson isn't sure where her interest in women's health care came from, only that she can't remember a time when it wasn't there.


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Nursing, University of Cincinnati, Wichita, KS

World Magazine

Shoring up abortion inspection standards

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed a bill last week updating inspection standards for the state's abortion facilities.


Related Topix: Abortion, US Governors, Jan Brewer, Health, Tom Corbett

The Press-Enterprise

Loma Linda: City Ok's health center for veterans

A drawing of a planned outpatient medical center for veterans is shown at the Loma Linda City Council meeting on Tuesday, April 23. Construction is expected to begin in May on an outpatient veterans' medical center in Loma Linda that will provide services such as dialysis, imaging and physical therapy.


Related Topix: Loma Linda, CA, Health, Medicine

Mississippi Business Journal

Bryant signs controversial abortion ban bill

JACKSON - Gov. Phil Bryant on today signed a bill to ban abortion starting at the midpoint of a full-term pregnancy.


Related Topix: Health

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Governor Bryant signs mid-pregnancy abortion ban

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has signed a bill to ban abortion at the midpoint of a full-term pregnancy.


Related Topix: Abortion, Health


7 Ways Depression Differs in Men and Women

Men and women can experience depression in different ways, and although they also share many common signs and symptoms, a better understanding of the differences may help those with depression, researchers say.


Related Topix: Depression, Health

Women's Cancer Specialist Appointed Chair at Medical College

Janet Rader, M.D., has been appointed Chairman and the Jack A. & Elaine D. Klieger Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The Medical College of Wisconsin by Jonathan I. Ravdin, M.D., dean and executive vice president.


Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Oncology, Health, Genetics

Medical News Today

More than a quarter of emergency contraceptives found in South America were counterfeit

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.


Related Topix: Health, Chemistry, Science

Tyrone Hospital to Open Rural Health Center in Houtzdale

Officials at the Tyrone Hospital have announced the opening of the Tyrone Hospital Rural Health Center-Houtzdale, a primary care physician practice, located in Houtzdale.


Related Topix: Houtzdale, PA, Medicine

American Reporter

An Ar AppealTHANK You for Your Help! We Made it

It shouldn't come as a surprise that that the far right is not just opposed to abortion, but contraception, too.


Related Topix: Abortion, US News, Human Sexuality, Health, US Politics, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama

Tue Apr 22, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

More than two-thirds of Americans support mandated coverage of birth control in health plans

Lead author Michelle Moniz, M.D., is an OB/GYN and researcher at the University of Michigan Medical School.


Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, Health, Health Insurance, Healthcare Law, Law


Hologic's NovaSure System Reaches 2M Milestone Mark

Hologic, Inc. , a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostic products, medical imaging systems and surgical products, with an emphasis on serving the healthcare needs of women, today announced that the Company's NovaSure global endometrial ablation system reached an important milestone: 2 million women have chosen the ... (more)


Related Topix: Hologic, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Biotech, Interlace Medical, Third Wave Technologies, Health

Holtville Tribune

Molecular Testing Offers Health Benefits

When it comes to health care, big things are happening at the smallest level. That's the word from experts who say that medical tests known as molecular diagnostics represent one of the most important steps in medicine in the last century.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine