Following the overturning of Roe v. Wade, this week five states had abortion referendums on their ballots, and voters in all five chose to support abortion rights. NBC News’ Dr. Akshay Syal reports on how now higher education institutes are figuring out how to best serve their students in a post-Roe world.
- The Topeka Capital-Journal
After Value Them Both failed, the Kansas telehealth abortion ban law is now blocked for Wichita clinic Trust Women by a Shawnee County court judge.
- Associated Press
Kentucky's attorney general stood firmly behind the state's near-total abortion ban Monday, saying he promotes Kentucky values “without fear or favor" though the Republican gubernatorial candidate stopped short of saying whether he supports adding more exceptions to the ban. At a news conference, Daniel Cameron refrained from commenting on calls for the state to include exceptions for pregnancies caused by rape or incest, avoiding a subject that has divided Republicans nationwide since the U.S. Supreme Court gave states the authority to determine abortion law themselves. Cameron, one of many Republicans gearing up to compete for the chance to challenge Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear in his bid for a second term, also proceeded with caution when asked about former President Donald Trump’s recent dinner with a Holocaust-denying white nationalist.
- Kansas City Star
Shawnee County District Court Judge Teresa Watson’s order comes after Kansas voted down the Value Them Both amendment in August.
- Fox News
Getting pregnant soon after abortion or miscarriage might have lower risks than previously suspected: study
Researchers analyzed more than 72,765 Norwegian birth records to test the WHO's guidance on waiting six months after a a miscarriage or induced abortion before conceiving again.
- American City Business Journals
Birmingham-based Encompass Health Corp. (NYSE: EHC) plans to build yet another hospital in Florida. Encompass Health currently has 19 inpatient rehabilitation hospitals in Florida and has revealed plans to open an additional seven hospitals in the state over the next several years. The most recently unveiled plans are for a freestanding, 50-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Daytona Beach.
- Kitsap Sun
Opinion: St. Michael's closure of rehab clinic is the latest cut to our local healthcare by a struggling corporation
Atrium Health has deployed its mobile hospital to its main and children’s hospitals, the health system announced.