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Abortion advocates protest new Louisiana health regulations

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal’s administration has rewritten the state’s abortion facility regulations to reflect changes in state law and improve women’s…

Vaccines & Viruses: Weaker vaccine caused whooping cough outbreaks

By Daniel James Devine
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Vaccines & Viruses | Coughing up blame. Who’s responsible for outbreaks of whooping cough in recent years? The United States saw 48,000 cases of whooping cough in 2012, the…

Are you an ‘audist’?

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Health | In Mark 7:31-37, a man unable to hear or speak was brought to Jesus in hopes that he could be cured. Taking him aside, Jesus “sighed” (one of those…

New sibling study finds no vaccine-autism link

By Daniel James Devine
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Vaccinations | New research on autistic siblings, published this week in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) , failed to find any association between autism…

Midday Roundup: Millions of chickens killed to stop bird flu outbreak

By Leigh Jones
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Food | Killer virus. After an outbreak of bird flu at several poultry farms in Iowa, federal authorities have ordered 5.3 million hens euthanized to prevent the…

Vaccines & viruses: Debate cools as measles outbreak ends

By Daniel James Devine
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Vaccines & Viruses | Measles halted. With only three new measles cases reported in the United States since mid-March, California health officials last Friday declared the…

Vaccines & Viruses: Australia gets tough on vaccine objectors

By Daniel James Devine
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Vaccines & Viruses | No jab, no pay. Under a new policy announced Sunday, Australian families on welfare could see their benefits cut by up to $11,000 if they refuse vaccines for…

The culture of death lives on

By J.C. Derrick
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Life | Ten years after Terri Schiavo’s death, the debate still rages over what true ‘death with dignity’ looks like

Researchers develop pacemaker for unborn babies

Researchers develop pacemaker for unborn babies

By Courtney Crandell
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Health | A team of researchers has developed the first pacemaker small enough to implant in an unborn baby’s heart, potentially offering an effective treatment for…

Inner life

By James Marroquin
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Medicine | We all have our own personal rainforest full of bacteria in our stomachs, and we haven't been taking care of them

The link between social media and suicide in young women

The link between social media and suicide in young women

By Kiley Crossland
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Health | The suicide rate for young women in the United States continues to rise faster than that of young men, according to a report released by the Centers for…

Vaccines & Viruses: Shaming schools and students?

By Daniel James Devine
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Vaccines & Viruses | Full disclosure. Should schools be required to post the vaccination rate of their student bodies? Legislators in Texas and Michigan have introduced bills that…

 
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