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Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion clinic regulations

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has struck down Texas' widely replicated regulation of abortion clinics in the court's biggest abortion case in nearly a quarter century. 

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Teen checkups should include suicide risk screening

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Boys, however, are three times more likely to succeed at killing themselves. Among adolescents, one in 50 to 100 suicide attempts is successful. Bullying is associated with an increased risk for suicide for both victims and perpetrators, Shain noted. While online bullying is a problem unique...(more) 

Obama lauds Supreme Court ruling on Texas abortion law

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Monday that he was pleased with a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that struck down a Texas abortion law. "As the brief filed by the Solicitor General makes clear and as the court affirmed today, these restrictions harm women's...(more) 

Hillary Clinton: Supreme Court abortion ruling 'a victory for women'

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Monday praised the Supreme Court ruling striking down Texas abortion restrictions as "a victory for women in Texas and across America." "This fight isn't over: The next president has to protect women's health. Women won't be 'punished'...(more) 

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Supreme Court strikes down restrictive Texas abortion law

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The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to abortion rights advocates, striking down a Texas law imposing strict regulations on abortion doctors and facilities that its critics contended were specifically designed to shut down clinics. The normally nine-justice court was one member short after...(more) 

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Indonesian lawmakers seek seizure of unapproved vaccines amid fake drug scare

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By Agustinus Beo Da Costa and Kanupriya Kapoor JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian lawmakers on Monday urged authorities to seize from hospitals and health clinics all vaccines made by unapproved manufacturers, after police exposed a syndicate selling fake child vaccines for more than a decade. In a...(more) 

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GW Pharma says cannabis-based epilepsy drug meets main goal

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(Reuters) - British drug developer GW Pharmaceuticals Plc said its experimental cannabis-derived epilepsy drug met the main goal to reduce frequency of seizures in a late-stage study. Shares of the company were up about 21 percent at 611 pence at 11.33 GMT (7.33 a.m. ET) on...(more) 

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Allergy Therapeutics says study fails to find hay fever therapy dose range

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(Reuters) - Drug developer Allergy Therapeutics Plc said a study on suitable doses of its therapy to treat grass allergic rhinitis, or hay fever, did not find a recommended dose for a late-stage trial. This is the second allergy therapy in two weeks to run into...(more) 

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WHO plans urgent yellow fever vaccinations in Angola, Congo

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DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- The World Health Organization is planning emergency vaccination campaigns along the border between Angola and Congo amid the worst yellow fever outbreak in decades that already is blamed for more than 400 deaths, health officials said Thursday.... 

Overdose deaths overwhelm medical examiner, coroner offices

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Soaring numbers of overdose deaths are adding to woes already plaguing medical examiner and coroner offices, resulting in a shortage of places to store bodies and long delays in autopsies and toxicology testing.... 

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Factbox: Major U.S. Supreme Court abortion rights cases

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(Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court's key rulings on abortion, dating to the landmark 1973 decision that legalized the procedure nationwide, have long provoked social, religious and political tensions. As the court majority became more conservative over the decades, it set standards that enhance states' ability...(more) 

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Milestones in legal fight over Texas abortion law

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The Republican-led Texas legislature passes and Republican Governor Rick Perry signs the law known as H.B. 2, putting new requirements on abortion providers. September 2013 – Before the law is enforced, Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers challenge the measure. March 2014 - The New Orleans-based...(more) 

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