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Chandler, in return 1st District bid, focuses on jobs, education

State Sen. Harriette L. Chandler doesn't chase newspaper headlines. Which is not to say she doesn't get them.


Related Topix: Health

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Political Wire

Judge Strikes Down Texas Abortion Law

"A federal judge invalidated a major Texas abortion regulation that would have shut down 19 licensed clinics next week, ruling that it created 'a brutally effective system' designed to close abortion facilities, not to improve women's health as state lawyers had argued," the Austin American Statesman reports.


Related Topix: Health

Daily Mail

Health Notes: I feel very fragile before my periods

I'm in my mid-30s and generally healthy, but I feel very fragile before my periods.


Related Topix: Life, Nutrition, Health, Fruits

Washington Examiner

5 things to know about Virginia elections

The most competitive election in Virginia this fall is in Northern Virginia's 10th Congressional District, where Democrats are hoping to nab the seat held by retiring Republican Rep. Frank Wolf for more than three decades.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Frank Wolf, Eric Cantor, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Health, Barack Obama

Common Dreams

Federal Judge Deals Last Minute Win for Texas Women

In a decision welcomed by women's health advocates, a federal judge on Friday struck down new restrictive abortion regulations in Texas due to their "unconstitutional undue burden" on women.


Related Topix: Health, Abortion, McAllen, TX, West, TX


A Federal Judge Just Called Out The Big Lie Behind Texas's Latest Abortion Restriction

Texas's justification for an anti-abortion law enacted last year is " disingenuous ," according to Judge Lee Yeakel's opinion striking parts of that law on Friday.


Related Topix: Abortion, Health, US News, Liberal Political News


8 Essential Health Checks For Women Over 50

When women hit the fifth decade, there are important health practices they need to start doing, if they want to stay in it for the long haul.


Related Topix: Heart Disease

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Age

Judge rejects Texas mandate on abortions

The Hilltop Women's Reproductive Clinic in El Paso, Texas. A federal judge has thrown out restrictions that would have effectively closed more than a dozen clinics in the state.


Related Topix: Texas, Health


U.S. judge halts major part of Texas law restricting abortions

A U.S. judge struck down parts of a law restricting abortions in Texas, saying in a decision on Friday that a provision requiring clinics to have certain hospital-like settings for surgeries was unconstitutional.


Related Topix: Texas, Abortion, Health, Medicine


Federal judge halts key part of Texas abortion law

A federal judge Friday threw out new Texas abortion restrictions that would have effectively closed more than a dozen clinics in the state.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Abortion, Rick Perry, US Governors, Health, US Supreme Court

Mississippi Business Journal

Raising Awareness - Lori Newcomb, family join fight against ovarian cancer

The family of the co-founder one of Mississippi's most successful restaurants is in a fight against a life-threatening disease, and they are courageously going public with their battle in an effort to raise awareness and save lives.


Related Topix: Ovarian Cancer, Health, Jackson, MS

Medical News

22otters launches HerStory app that enables women to share health advice, stories with each other

HerStory, a new smartphone app that enables women to share health advice and stories with each other, was recently launched by 22otters, a Khosla Ventures-funded digital health startup .


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Breast Cancer, iPhone, Nursing

Business Journal

2014 Guide to Health Care: Top Physician Practice Groups

A Miami-based group ranked first on the South Florida Business Journal's list of the top South Florida physician practice groups, which ran in the 2014 Guide to Health Care.


Related Topix: Health

WALB-TV Albany

High mercury levels harmful to babies

Guidelines regarding fish consumption have been released by the Food and Drug Administration for women who are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, and children.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Health, Life, Food, Seafood

Thu Aug 28, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Females ignored in basic medical research

A new study from Northwestern Medicine has found that surgical researchers rarely use female animals or female cells in their published studies-despite a huge body of evidence showing that sex differences can play a crucial role in medical research.


Related Topix: Health, Northwestern University

St. Petersburg Times

Laughing gas in delivery rooms? More area hospitals say yes

Pregnant with her third child, Lizzy Lester knew she wanted a natural, unmedicated delivery.


Related Topix: Tampa General Hospital, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Clearwater, FL, Tampa, FL, Health, Obstetrics and Gynecology



Our Jefferson Award Winners for August are making sure all women in their community get the healthcare they need.


Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Madison, WI


It Finally Happened: Angelina and Brad Got Married

Need a break from the award show photo galleries? These celebs went from red carpet to real world and put in the hard work for a happy, healthy life just like the rest of us.


Related Topix: Wedding, Health

Dr. Oz and Wendy Williams talk weight loss, thyroid disease and ideal waist size

Wendy Williams has become famed for her flippant chatter on her talk show. But when she joined Dr. Mehmet Oz on his show Aug. 28 , their conversation became serious as they discussed women's health topics ranging from weight loss to thyroid disease .


Related Topix: Thyroid (generic), Armour Thyroid, Health, Diabetes

Scientific Blogging

Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing: Why Pregnant Women Should Love Blood Tests

Susan J. Gross, M.D., is Professor of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health, Pediatrics and Genetics at the Albert Einstein College... It has been almost 400 years since the publication of Exercitatio anatomica de motu cordis et sanguinis in animalibus by the British physician William Harvey, which accurately described the circulation ... (more)


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Biology, Science, Health, Circulation