Abortion providers in Georgia resumed performing the procedure after six-weeks of pregnancy last week, after a judge overturned the state’s restrictive abortion law. The six-week ban had been in effect since June. While this may have been one of the first wins for pro-abortion rights activists since the fall of Roe V. Wade, the fight continues. Monica Simpson, executive director of SisterSong, and Rachel Sweet of Protect Kentucky Access Campaign Manager Rachel Sweet joined “Velshi” to discuss the road ahead.
- Washington Post
Former surgeon general Jerome Adams and his wife, Lacey, often find themselves talking about what they have named the "Trump Effect." It followed them from Washington to their home in the Indianapolis suburbs. They felt it when he was exploring jobs in academia, where he would receive polite rejections from university officials who worried that someone who served in the administration of the former president would be badly received by their left-leaning student bodies. They felt it when corporat
- Charlotte Observer
“I’m not a teenager. I’m relatively intelligent. I can accept a lot of things in my life,” says Erin O’Malley, chuckling. “I just did not know. In any way.”
- The Oklahoman
After passing one of the nation’s strictest abortion bans, some lawmakers are turning their focus to medication-induced abortions.
Some 2,500 people took off their clothes on Saturday to pose for U.S. photographic artist Spencer Tunick at Sydney's Bondi Beach in an effort to raise awareness about skin cancer. Tunick, known for staging mass nude photo shoots at world landmarks, used a megaphone to direct attendees into several poses on the beach before many took a naked dip in the ocean. The New York-based artist collaborated with a charity on the naked art installation in a bid to raise awareness about melanoma, Australia's fourth most common form of cancer.
- The Hill
Medical researchers believe they've finally found the cause of Bruce Lee's mysterious death almost 50 years ago.
- The Guardian
An Illinois resident won her case against the company Sterigenics – but other sufferers’ lawsuits hang in the balance
- Yahoo Canada Style
In North America, 75 per cent of women experience hot flashes for six months to two years.
- CBS News
The XBB variant has climbed to 3.1% of new COVID cases nationwide, the CDC now estimates.
- Yahoo News Canada
'It's tone deaf': Family practice doctors in Ontario baffled by ministry memo asking them to stay open longer
A notice from the Ontario’s Ministry of Health, asking primary care providers to stay open seven days a week in an effort to ease wait times in hospitals, is being met with disbelief by many medical workers.
"I feel hugely let down. I can't even watch the show now," Jonnie Irwin said after claiming Channel 4's A Place In the Sun dropped him after revealing his terminal cancer diagnosis
- USA TODAY
"There's really nothing, to me, more fascinating than this nuance of facial expression," said Dr. Patrick Byrne. "It really is what makes us human."
- State College Centre Daily Times
The Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network calls it the most severe action it can take against a hospital.
A high-protein diet, strength-training, and sleeping enough are key when it comes to achieving body recomposition.
- The Daily Beast
Getty ImagesIt’s no surprise the novel coronavirus mutates. That’s what viruses do. What’s surprising about SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID, is that it mutates fast. And two years into the pandemic, it abruptly mutated really fast—and produced the Omicron variant, the descendants of which are still dominant all over the world.The big question now is whether and when it happens again. Whether and when a fresh spurt of mutations produces a new variant that’s even worse than Omicron. There
- The Pueblo Chieftain
Pueblo physician Dr. Carl Bartecchi discusses changes in memory, so-called memory supplements and activities that could help prevent memory loss.
Vitamin B12 plays a particularly important role in creating red blood cells, which transport oxygen throughout the body, and DNA.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
State commission rules UW Health is not legally required to recognize nurses union, negotiate contract
Nurses maintain union presence, "meet and discuss" powers with hospital management. Both sides seeking further clarity on commission's ruling.
- The State
The flu has spread across the U.S. quickly this season. See which states are getting hit the hardest.
It’s estimated that 55 million Americans will travel over the Thanksgiving holiday. That’s the highest level since the pandemic began and the third-highest since AAA began tracking the holiday in 2000. At the same time, Covid cases have been steadily rising nationally, with the most recent 24-hour total being 111,386, according to Johns Hopkins. That’s […]
Toronto Maple Leafs great Borje Salming, who passed away on Thursday from nervous disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), succumbed unusually quickly to the disease less than four months after diagnosis, his doctor told Swedish broadcaster SVT. Salming died at the age of 71 and became the first Swedish player inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame.