A California doctor is proposing a floating abortion clinic in the Gulf of Mexico as a way to maintain access for people in southern states where abortion bans have been enacted.
- Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg, Fla.
Friends up north and across Tampa Bay snickered when Brian Lafferty revealed where he’d bought a new home. His 30-year-old daughter in Boston called to express concern. Even his ex-wife asked him about it. “Without exception, every person I’ve told I bought a house in The Villages has asked the same thing,” Lafferty said. “‘Isn’t that the STD capital of the United States?’” The Villages, a ...
- USA TODAY Opinion
Abortion was not consistent with my values. But the 'pro-life' movement did not offer me any assistance when I raised my child.
The study, which was recently published in the journal “Scientific Reports,” found that gait patterns among Japanese children aged 6 to 12 vary from those in other developed countries. Age related variations in lower limb movements while walking were studied by scientists from Nagoya University in Japan. For Japanese children in the 11-12 year age group, the number of steps performed each minute was higher than those in the 6-8 year age group.
Actress Anne Heche has died. The 53-year-old actress was in a devastating car accident on Friday, August 5, that left her in a coma. Her family had issued a statement shortly before her death to inform the public that the “Six Days, Seven Nights” actress was not expected to survive after experiencing a catastrophic brain injury caused […]
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- The State
COVID-19 is still being detected in relatively high levels across South Carolina. Here are the counties the CDC recommends should use masks more.
Brian Bonds was one of the first reported cases of MPV in Nevada — and hopes speaking out will help reduce its stigma.
Yale researchers have unearthed a new clue that may explain who has long COVID—and how to treat the chronic condition
Scientists are still trying to understand long COVID as the condition pulls workers from the labor force.
- Yahoo Life
Napping has its benefits, but sleep experts say naps aren't a good fit for everyone. Here's why.
- Business Insider
Rainwater is no longer safe to drink anywhere on Earth, due to 'forever chemicals' linked to cancer, study suggests
PFAS are nicknamed "forever chemicals" because they last so long without breaking down. That's made them pervasive in rainwater and soils.
- Yahoo Finance
The Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v Wade triggered a wave of outrage from pro-choice groups as states moved quickly to criminalize abortion. Now, investors are taking action with their dollars, deploying capital to support women’s health startups.
Walking—with no bells and whistles, just simply putting one foot in front of the other—has been repeatedly linked to improving overall health, including increasing lifespan. Even walking for just 15 minutes four times a week has been linked to living longer. If you’re an avid walker and want to ...
- Miami Herald
“This is one of the most dangerous trends I’ve heard of,” one doctor told media outlets.
Experts share their advice about isolation, masking and more if you're still testing positive late into a COVID-19 infection.
Losing weight is one thing, but keeping it off is a bigger challenge. Here's how to choose a diet plan that will work for you.
The latest guidance aligns with the recommendations set for those who are up to date on their COVID-19 vaccines
- NBC News
New York health officials are warning about the potential local spread of polio. Here's what to know about polio vaccines and symptoms.
'Wait it out and suffer': Isolated and out of work, a Georgia mother used social media to document her monkeypox journey — and fight back against misinformation
Camille Seaton said that she is in the process of healing, but she currently has trouble hearing out of her right ear due to a monkeypox lesion.
- Yahoo Life
Tia Mowry shares pregnancy photos as she reflects on the 'fear' and 'isolation' of endometriosis diagnosis
The "Sister, Sister" star has been open about her battle with endometriosis.
- The Des Moines Register
92 Iowa medical providers: Please work with us to protect women's and infants' well-being after abortion ruling
Letter signed by physicians, advanced practice providers: We are concerned for adverse maternal outcomes if more restrictive legislation is enacted.