One month after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, Cobalt, an organization that works to increase access to abortion procedures is sharing data showing an increase in requests for abortion help in Colorado.
South Carolina GOP lawmaker chokes up describing teen who was at risk of losing her uterus due to an abortion ban he voted for: 'That whole week I did not sleep'
South Carolina state Rep. Neal Collins held back tears as he said a 19-year-old's abortion was delayed even though the fetus was unviable.
Nancy Davis says abortion denied, baby unlikely to survive due to rare skull condition: 'I'm carrying it to bury it'
Nancy Davis, now 13 weeks pregnant, told a Baton Rouge TV station she has to decide whether to carry the fetus to term or cross state lines to get an abortion.
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Florida court rules parentless 16-year-old must carry pregnancy to term because she is not 'mature' enough to get an abortion
Florida's First District Court of Appeal denied a 16-year-old's request to bypass parental consent laws to get an abortion, even though her guardian is "fine" with it.
"We Know Exactly What's Wrong With You, We Just Aren't Allowed To Tell You": Caretakers And Lifesavers Are Sharing Secrets From Their Jobs
"I got my qualification for designing and manufacturing bone level implants by watching 30 minutes of Youtube videos."View Entire Post ›
‘Because of the stigma of abortion, men don’t want to talk about it’: Roe v. Wade reversal has life-changing effects on male partners
In late June, with the reversal of Roe v. Wade leaving the future of abortion access in Tennessee uncertain, Daniel A. Collier faced a dilemma. With Tennessee poised to ban most abortions, the Colliers worried they might not be able to access needed care if their third pregnancy ended in miscarriage. About a week later, the Colliers would learn they had lost the pregnancy at six weeks.
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‘There's no shame in changing your mind’: How this OB/GYN went from anti-abortion to protesting the overturn of Roe v. Wade
"Nobody should have sex": A TikTok famous OBGYN shares why she used to be anti-abortion.
A man with monkeypox shared a three-week timeline of his rash with pictures to raise awareness of monkeypox symptoms and how the virus is spreading.
A 26-year-old who suffered a ruptured ectopic pregnancy says a doctor sent her home, leaving her to bleed internally for days
A woman with an ectopic pregnancy said an ER physician sent her home. When she was finally treated, she'd been internally bleeding for five days.
For years, you were a member of the pack-a-day club, enjoying a quick puff in the parking lot before work, another drag on your lunch break, then chilling out with a leisurely smoke on your way home from the office. Or perhaps it was just a casual smoke to relax with friends on the weekends. But ...
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Story at a glance Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf (D) on Tuesday signed an executive order that bans conversion therapy practices across the state. State agencies under the order are directed to ensure that state funds or other resources are not used to provide, endorse or authorize conversion therapy. Conversion therapy practices have been condemned by…
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Story at a glance Researchers conducted a four-week training study where three groups performed an arm resistance exercise to compare changes in muscle strength and thickness. The groups performed “maximal voluntary eccentric bicep contractions” on a machine that measures muscle strength in each muscle contraction. The group that performed six contractions five days each week…
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Denise Austin, 65, shared a squat workout for people over 50, explaining how she tones her legs and glutes in the recent Instagram video.
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Can walking help you lose weight? It sure can! Our experts share ways that you can burn fat and answer what the best time for walking to lose weight really is.
- HuffPost Life
Research suggests there's an ideal amount of physical activity that helps you live longer.
- ABC News
Newly updated COVID-19 boosters tailored to target a dominant strain of the virus will be available in the next three weeks or so, assuming the Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention work through their processes for authorization as expected, White House COVID coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha's predicted on Tuesday. In late June, the FDA directed Moderna and Pfizer to make vaccines for the upcoming winter that targeted the more contagious BA.5 omicron subvariant, along with the original COVID strain.
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The CDC recently relaxed its COVID guidelines involving quarantines, screening tests, and social distancing. That’s a terrible idea, some experts say, given that over 400 people die from the disease every day.View Entire Post ›
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'I just don't want children': Some American men are turning to vasectomies after the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe
Iain Little, 40, and Thomas Figueroa, 27, told Insider the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade pushed them to get snipped.
Trial finds 100-year-old tuberculosis vaccine offers protection against COVID to high-risk patients and may help with other infectious diseases
Data from a trial seeking to determine whether multiple injections of a tuberculosis vaccine developed in the 1900s could protect high-risk diabetes patients from COVID produced some positive results, according to a report in Cell Medicine Reports.
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Butt acne, or buttne, is especially common in active women. Here, dermatologists explain why this happens and how to treat and prevent butt breakouts.
The Social Security Administration has added 12 new health conditions under its Compassionate Allowances program, meaning people with these conditions now have faster access to Social Security...