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Federal Lawsuit Filed to Block Alabama's New Abortion Ban

Federal Lawsuit Filed to Block Alabama's New Abortion Ban

By Kim Chandler | May 24
A federal lawsuit filed Friday asks a judge to block an Alabama law that outlaws almost all abortions, the most far-reaching attempt by a conservative state to seek new restrictions on the procedure.

HHS Rolls Back Protections for Transgender People

HHS Rolls Back Protections for Transgender People

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | May 24
The Trump administration proposed Friday to roll back Obama-era discrimination protections for transgender people in health care, a move LGBT groups warn will unleash a wave of discrimination.

What's Wrong With Those Anti-Vaxxers? They're Just Like the Rest of Us

What's Wrong With Those Anti-Vaxxers? They're Just Like the Rest of Us

May 23
The year is not half over, and the number of measles cases has now exceeded highs not seen since the U.S. was declared measles-free in 2000.

Faces of Concussions: NHL's Head-On Battle with an Epidemic

Faces of Concussions: NHL's Head-On Battle with an Epidemic

By Stephen Whyno | May 23
Various studies have tried to determine how many concussions there are in any given season in the NHL. There's little doubt to retired players that the total among 700-plus players over nearly 1,300 regular-season games, whatever it may be, is too much.

Stonewall Generation Confronts Old Age, Sickness — And Discrimination

Stonewall Generation Confronts Old Age, Sickness — And Discrimination

By JoNel Aleccia, Melissa Bailey | May 23
LGBTQ baby boomers, dubbed "the Stonewall Generation," came of age just as the 1969 New York uprising galvanized a push for gay rights. After living through an era of unprecedented social change, they're facing new challenges as they grow old.

Pot 'Legalization 2.0': Social Equity Becomes A Key Question

Pot 'Legalization 2.0': Social Equity Becomes A Key Question

By Jennifer Peltz | May 22
Advocates for legalizing marijuana have long argued it would strike a blow for social justice after a decades-long drug war that disproportionately targeted minority and poor communities.

As ER Wait Times Grow, More Patients Leave Against Medical Advice

As ER Wait Times Grow, More Patients Leave Against Medical Advice

By Phillip Reese | May 22
Emergency room patients increasingly leave California hospitals against medical advice, and experts say crowded ERs are likely to blame.

The Hazards of Living on the Right Side of a Time Zone Border

The Hazards of Living on the Right Side of a Time Zone Border

May 22
Daylight saving time is an artificial way of adjusting time, but nothing changes when the sun rises and sets.

Getting Real About Health Costs in Retirement

Getting Real About Health Costs in Retirement

By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | May 21
You won't pay for health care in retirement with one lump sum. That's the way these expenses are often presented, though, and the amounts are terrifying.

California Eyes Healthcare for Illegal Immigrants

California Eyes Healthcare for Illegal Immigrants

By Adam Beam | May 21
California lawmakers are considering proposals that would make the state the first in the nation to offer government-funded health care to adult immigrants living in the country illegally. But the decision on who to cover may come down to cost.

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