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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — An anti-abortion group seeking to ban Michigan health insurance plans from covering abortions without a supplemental policy cleared an early hurdle Wednesday in its effort to take the proposal to voters, even without Republican...
Tags: Family Planning, Politics, Voting, Incest, Elections
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is moving the morning-after pill over the counter but only those 15 and older can buy it — an attempt to find middle ground just days before a court-imposed deadline to lift all age restrictions on the...
CBS NewsThe dangerous activity of binge drinking -- defined as consuming four or more alcoholic drinks at one time -- can take a toll on anyone's health. And, as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals in a new report, it's an under-recognized...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana stepped between women and their physicians when it enacted a law that blocked Medicaid funds for Planned Parenthood just because the organization provides abortions, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. The 7th U.S....
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A legal loophole could become the latest weapon in the fight over abortion rights as opponents push Indiana to rewrite a law that defines abortion clinics so it includes facilities offering the procedure without surgery by...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan groups upset over last month's silencing of a female Democratic lawmaker who said "vagina" during a House debate about anti-abortion legislation and another who said "vasectomy" held a rally Wednesday, declaring they'...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's decision to deny Planned Parenthood Medicaid funds because it performs abortions denies women the freedom to choose their health care providers, a federal hearing officer said. The state had asked the Centers for...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The owner of Mississippi's only abortion clinic says she expects legislators to keep trying to put new restrictions on the facility and the procedure, regardless of how a federal judge rules in a fight over a new state law....
Freedom of speech has it limits at least in the Michigan House of Representatives. State Reps. Lisa Brown, D-West Bloomfield, and Barb Byrum, D-Onondaga, were told today that they wouldn't be recognized to publicly speak on any matters before the House...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Planned Parenthood of Indiana says it will offer free Pap tests at 19 of its health centers next week. The free tests are in celebration of National Women's Health Week. Locally, the free testing will be on May 17 in...
HOUSTON (AP) — The federal government will stop funding a Texas health program that serves 130,000 low-income women because of a state law that bars abortion-affiliated clinics from getting public money. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is considering whether it's OK for young teenagers to buy emergency contraception without a prescription. Teva Pharmaceuticals wants its Plan B morning-after pill to become the first truly over-the-counter form of...
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