Women's health

Women in support of decriminalizing abortion protest in the rain outside Congress where lawmakers are debating the issue in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. The Senate is debating a bill Wednesday that would legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy in the homeland of Pope Francis, setting up a vote that could reverberate around the region. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
August 08, 2018 - 11:40 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The Senate debated all day Wednesday over a bill that would legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy in the homeland of Pope Francis, setting up a vote that could reverberate around the region. Argentina's lower house of Congress already passed...
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In this photo released by Argentina's Senate press office, protesters demonstrate in support of loosening the abortion law, left, and against abortion, right, in this photo taken from Congress where lawmakers are debating the issue in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. Following months of increasingly tense debate, lawmakers are meeting ahead of a vote on a bill that would decriminalize abortions up to the first 14 weeks of pregnancy. (Delfina Linares/Argentine Senate via AP)
August 08, 2018 - 10:00 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The Senate debated a bill Wednesday that would legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy in the homeland of Pope Francis, setting up a vote that could reverberate around the region. Argentina's lower house of Congress already passed the measure,...
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Protesters in support of legalizing abortion, right, and those who are against abortion, left, rally outside Congress where lawmakers are debating the issue in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. Argentina’s Senate on Wednesday began debating a bill that would legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy in the homeland of Pope Francis, setting up a vote that could reverberate around the region. (AP Photo/Tomas F. Cuesta)
August 08, 2018 - 8:48 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The Senate debated a bill Wednesday that would legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy in the homeland of Pope Francis, setting up a vote that could reverberate around the region. Argentina's lower house of Congress already passed the measure,...
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Protesters in support of legalizing abortion, right, and those who are against abortion, left, rally outside Congress where lawmakers are debating the issue in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. Argentina’s Senate on Wednesday began debating a bill that would legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy in the homeland of Pope Francis, setting up a vote that could reverberate around the region. (AP Photo/Tomas F. Cuesta)
August 08, 2018 - 7:04 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's Senate on Wednesday began debating a bill that would legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy in the homeland of Pope Francis, setting up a vote that could reverberate around the region. The lower house of Congress has already passed...
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In this Aug. 7, 2018 photo, a doctor performs an ultrasound scan on a pregnant woman at a hospital in Chicago. According to a study released on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, first-time mothers at low risk of complications were less likely to need a cesarean delivery if labor was induced at 39 weeks instead of waiting for it to start on its own. Their babies fared better, too. (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford)
August 08, 2018 - 5:04 pm
Move over, Mother Nature. First-time moms at low risk of complications were less likely to need a cesarean delivery if labor was induced at 39 weeks instead of waiting for it to start on its own, a big study found. Their babies fared better, too. The results overturn the longtime view that inducing...
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FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2017 file photo, Beyonce poses in the press room at the 59th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. The singer reveals she had an emergency Caesarean section when she delivered her twins. In a series of essays in September’s Vogue magazine, she says she was 218 pounds and was swollen from toxemia. The 36-year-old says they spent many weeks in intensive care and her husband, Jay Z, was “such a strong support system.” (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
August 06, 2018 - 11:40 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce reveals she had an emergency Caesarean section when she delivered her twins. The singer, in a series of essays in September's Vogue magazine, says she was 218 pounds and was swollen from toxemia. The 36-year-old says they spent many weeks in intensive care and her husband,...
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August 06, 2018 - 11:31 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce reveals she had an emergency Caesarean section when she delivered her twins. The singer, in a series of essays in September's Vogue magazine, says she was 218 pounds and was swollen from toxemia. The 36-year-old says they spent many weeks in intensive care and her husband,...
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FILE - In this June 21, 2018, file photo, a laboratory manager holds a cannabis sample in Oakland, Calif. Oklahoma health officials on Friday, July 27, 2018, released new proposed medical marijuana rules that remove some of the most controversial provisions, including a ban on the sale of smokable pot and a requirement that female patients get a pregnancy test. The original rules approved by the board earlier this month prompted outrage from medical marijuana supporters who said they went too far. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
July 27, 2018 - 5:40 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma health officials released new proposed medical marijuana rules on Friday that remove some of the most criticized provisions, including a ban on the sale of smokable pot and a requirement that female patients get a pregnancy test. The Oklahoma State Department of Health...
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This undated image provided by AbbVie in July 2018 shows packaging for the company's drug Orilissa (elagolix). On Tuesday, July 24, 2018, the company said that The Food and Drug Administration approved its the drug for pain during menstruation and at other times. (AbbVie via AP)
July 24, 2018 - 12:07 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A new treatment for pain caused by endometriosis was approved Tuesday by U.S. regulators. The common condition involves abnormal tissue growth from the uterus that can cause severe pain and infertility. Drugmaker Abbvie said the Food and Drug Administration approved the drug,...
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July 17, 2018 - 5:01 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands is suing the state of Idaho in federal court over new abortion reporting requirements that critics say are unconstitutional and intended to stigmatize women seeking medical care. Planned Parenthood filed the...
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