A new law in Texas bans abortion once a fetal heartbeat is detected, usually around six weeks, which is before many women know they are pregnant. Ben Tracy has more.
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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene got into a shouting match outside the Capitol with a Democratic congresswoman over abortion: 'Try being a Christian!'
The far-right congresswoman confronted Democrats on the steps outside the House chamber after the passage of a Democratic bill to protect abortion.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Right to life groups, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and others have weighed in on Tinslee’s case as a court considers whether Cook Children’s hospital must continue life support.
- Business Insider
People who've had booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines say it feels "like a hangover," and describe feeling really tired the day after.
People are 'de-worming' themselves using digestive supplements, but experts say they're just flushing out good bacteria
TikTok users said they found dead worms in their poop after using a digestive supplement called ParaGuard to flush out their system.
- The Telegraph
While focus remains firmly fixed on Covid-19, a second health crisis is quietly emerging in Britain. Since the beginning of July, there have been thousands of excess deaths that were not caused by coronavirus.
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The "Get COVID-19" party in Edson, Alberta, happened about two weeks ago, sources told City News Edmonton.
- KCRA - Sacramento Videos
A patient at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento who couldn't recall his name and other details has now been identified after tips poured in from the public. "UC Davis Medical Center cannot release his name due to patient privacy laws," UC Davis Health said in a statement on Thursday. "The team taking care of the patient is grateful to callers for their help that led to this successful outcome. The patient asks for privacy at this time."
- NBC News
Anti-vaccine Facebook groups have a new message for their community members: don’t go to the emergency room, and get your loved ones out of intensive care.
- Associated Press
A woman with Down syndrome lost a court challenge against the British government Thursday over a law allowing the abortion up until birth of a fetus with the condition. Heidi Crowter, 26, and two others took the Department of Health and Social Care to court, arguing that part of the Abortion Act is discriminatory and violates the European Convention on Human Rights.
- Kansas City Star
“It’s never too late” to get vaccinated, a relative says. “Make the time. Because the role you play in your family’s life is far too important to risk a chance.”
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WSU president: Nick Rolovich still not vaccinated, says there will be 'no free pass for anybody' regarding mandate
Washington state employees must be fully vaccinated by Oct. 18 and Rolovich is out of time to get a two-dose vaccine before the deadline.
According to a statement by the acting FDA commissioner Janet Woodcock, MD, on Sept. 22, those in the United States who have already received the Pfizer vaccine will be able to receive a COVID-19 booster shot if they belong to specific at-risk populations.
- The Daily Beast
Astrid Riecken For The Washington Post via GettyIn a local news interview published Wednesday, author and venture capitalist turned Senate candidate J.D. Vance suggested he would support prohibiting abortion even in cases of rape and incest—and dismissed those catalysts as “inconvenient.”Asked by Curtis Jackson of Spectrum News 1 in Columbus, OH, whether a woman should be forced to give birth even if the pregnancy was the result of incest or rape, Vance replied that “the question betrays a certa
- Eating Well
Here are some tips on ways to try to stay healthy and keep others safe if you've just tested positive for COVID-19, according to experts.
- CBS News
"I don't care about 6 weeks," says Dr. Rebecca Gomperts, whose service helps women get abortions in places with restrictive laws.
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6 Ways to ‘Live Younger Longer’ and Reduce Chances of Chronic Disease, According to a Mayo Clinic Doctor
Dr. Stephen Kopecky, a cardiologist and cancer survivor, shares the six steps to a longer and healthier life.
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Vaccine makers and public-health experts think the COVID-19 pandemic will probably end next year in the US.
After living through three waves of the COVID-19 pandemic without getting sick, 55-year-old Roxana Pascu thought that she was healthy enough to withstand the virus and decided to turn down the vaccine. Now Pascu, who runs a small business, is one of around 1,040 COVID-19 patients currently in intensive care across Romania where cases have more than doubled over the last week and ICU beds are becoming dangerously scarce. With the second-lowest vaccination rate in the European Union, Romania is bracing for a fourth wave of the pandemic that looks set to overwhelm hospitals where medical staff are already stretched thin.
- Good Morning America
One week after getting her first COVID-19 vaccine shot, Bernadette Ann Bowen said she started her period one day early. Then, Bowen, a 31-year-old Ph.D. student at Bowling Green State University, said she experienced some of the worst menstrual cramps of her life. After Bowen saw people on TikTok discussing similar changes in their menstrual cycles after being vaccinated, she said she was "stricken with fear" over what could happen when she received her second dose of the vaccine.
- The Conversation
Half of unvaccinated workers say they'd rather quit than get a shot – but real-world data suggest few are following through
Forceful words don't always result in strong action. AP Photo/Damian DovarganesAre workplace vaccine mandates prompting some employees to quit rather than get a shot? A hospital in Lowville, New York, for example, had to shut down its maternity ward when dozens of staffers left their jobs rather than get vaccinated. At least 125 employees at Indiana University Health resigned after refusing to take the vaccine. And several surveys have shown that as many as half of unvaccinated workers insist th