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18 min ago | 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)


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

4 hrs ago | 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.


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

Thu Jul 24, 2014

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.


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.


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

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.


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

Business Journal

Tufts Medical Center forms affiliation with South End Community Health Center

A patient gets her blood pressure checked at South End Community Health Center, which recently became affiliated with Tufts Medical Center.


Related Topix: Health

National Review Online


Not for Sara ]. The aspiring nurse-midwife's potential employer, a federally funded health center in Tampa, Fla., made its reason for not hiring her unmistakably clear: "Due to the fact .


Related Topix: Tampa, FL, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Healthcare Law, Health

Beckers ASC Review

Women in the ASC Industry: 5 Physician Leaders to Know

Meena Desai , MD , is a board-certified anesthesiologist. She is managing partner, president and CEO of Nova Anesthesia Professionals, which provides physician and CRNA anesthesia services to ASCs, endoscopy centers and specialty hospitals and is responsible for approximately 45,000 anesthetics yearly.


Related Topix: Medicine, Anesthesiology, Pennsylvania, Temple University, Health, Obstetrics and Gynecology

BioMed Central

Factors influencing women's decisions to drink alcohol during...

Despite Australian guidelines advising abstinence from alcohol during pregnancy, a relatively high number of Australian women continue to drink alcohol while pregnant.


Related Topix: Health

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

All but Illegal

On a balmy Saturday evening, July 12, reproductive rights activists, many with tears in their eyes, took turns recounting aloud their experiences fighting one of the most draconian abortion laws in the country.


Related Topix: Abortion, Austin, TX, Health

Bellingham Herald

One-day Project Homeless Connect in Bellingham aims to provide services to hundreds

As many as 500 people could seek help through the sixth annual Project Homeless Connect, a one-day event to bring a wide array of free services to the needy.


Related Topix: Bellingham, WA, Whatcom County, WA, Health

Customer Interaction Solutions

Research and Markets: Global Women's Health Market 2014-2018

The Global Women's Health market will grow at a CAGR of 3.52 percent over the period 2013-2018.


Related Topix: Menopause, Medicine


Produce industry supports breast cancer awareness

Members of the produce industry are working to raise awareness of women's health in advance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.


Related Topix: Health, Marketing, Medicine, Breast Cancer

New Hampshire Public Radio -

States Help New Mothers Get Birth Control Through Medicaid

A woman is about to give birth. It will be her second child, and she's not looking to have a third anytime soon.


Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Control Group, Education, Kaplan

The Austin Chronicle

Texas Abortion Rate Drops Post-HB 2, New Data Shows

Newly released data, collected directly from Texas abortion providers, shows what many reproductive health leaders and advocates have anticipated in the post House Bill 2 landscape- a drop in the number of abortions.


Related Topix: Abortion, Health


bioTheranostics Names Ramesh Hariharan as Vice President of Marketing

Hariharan will lead bioTheranostics' commercial development and marketing efforts for the company's suite of molecular diagnostic tests, which address significant unmet medical needs in cancer care.


Related Topix: Marketing, Health, Oncology, Medicine, Nephrology, Breast Cancer


Dem Senators Aim to Block State Restrictions on Abortion

The Senate Judiciary Committee returned to an age-old issue that shows no indication of going away last week, considering legislation prohibiting states from implementing laws intended to hinder a woman's access to an abortion.


Related Topix: Abortion, Health, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Senator Tammy Baldwin, Tammy Baldwin, US House of Representatives

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Keep new abortion clinic standards

The standards implemented by the Virginia Board of Health were not done for political ideology.


Related Topix: Virginia Government, Virginia, Abortion, Health

The Hospital Disinfectant That's Being Used In Fracking

Fracking seems to have more going against it than for it, but a South Carolina-based company is hoping the oil and gas industry will mitigate environmental damages and health concerns with its latest product, Excelyte.


Related Topix: Oil & Gas, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, Food Science, E. Coli, Health

Hudson Valley Press

Sen. Gillibrand to Introduce Legislative Fix to Protect Women's Health

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand will introduce the Protect Women's Health from Corporate Interference Act to restore the contraceptive coverage requirement guaranteed by the Affordable Care Act and protect coverage of other health services from employers who want to impose their beliefs on their employees by denying benefits.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Health, US House of Representatives, Jerrold Nadler, Diana DeGette