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A Look at the Likely Court Fight over Abortion Rights

A Look at the Likely Court Fight over Abortion Rights

By Mark Sherman and David Crary | May 15
Alabama's virtual ban on abortion is the latest and most far-reaching state law seemingly designed to prod the Supreme Court to reconsider a constitutional right it announced 46 years ago in the landmark Roe v. Wade decision.

Study Reveals Penis Enlargement Ineffective and Often Dangerous

Study Reveals Penis Enlargement Ineffective and Often Dangerous

May 15
Penis enlargement may be hazardous to your health. Nor does it work, according to a new British study.

2020 Democrats Warn Alabama Portends Larger Abortion Fight

2020 Democrats Warn Alabama Portends Larger Abortion Fight

By Will Weissert | May 15
Democratic presidential candidates rushed Wednesday to condemn Alabama's approval of a ban on nearly all abortions, warning that it portends a larger offensive by conservatives around the country to undermine the landmark Roe v. Wade decision.

'John Doe' Patients Sometime Force Hospital Staff to Play Detective

'John Doe' Patients Sometime Force Hospital Staff to Play Detective

By Heidi de Marco | May 15
Hospital staffs sometimes must play detective when an unidentified patient arrives for care. Establishing identity helps avoid the treatment risks that come with not knowing a patient's medical history.

What Helps Prevent Dementia? Try Exercise, Not Vitamin Pills

What Helps Prevent Dementia? Try Exercise, Not Vitamin Pills

By Marilynn Marchione | May 15
If you want to save your brain, focus on keeping the rest of your body well with exercise and healthy habits rather than popping vitamin pills, new guidelines for preventing dementia advise.

Healthy Morning Recipes and Exercise for Spring

Healthy Morning Recipes and Exercise for Spring

May 14
Nikole Goncalves offers her tips and tricks for healthy morning eating and exercise.

UNAIDS and the LGBT Foundation Launch Groundbreaking Happiness Survey

UNAIDS and the LGBT Foundation Launch Groundbreaking Happiness Survey

May 14
UNAIDS and the LGBT Foundation have launched an online survey to evaluate happiness, sex and quality of life for LGBTI people. The data gathered will help to voice the concerns and advocate for improving the conditions and treatment of LGBTI people

Sunscreen Wouldn't Have Saved Bob Marley from Melanoma, and it Won't Help Other Dark-Skinned People

Sunscreen Wouldn't Have Saved Bob Marley from Melanoma, and it Won't Help Other Dark-Skinned People

May 14
The public health messages promoted by many clinicians and public health groups regarding sunscreen recommendations for dark skin people is incongruent with the available evidence.

Is It A Feminist Right To Want More Sex? One Company Thinks A Pill Is The Answer

Is It A Feminist Right To Want More Sex? One Company Thinks A Pill Is The Answer

By Rachel Bluth | May 13
Called "Right to Desire," a new website brands libido as a feminist "right," and its home page offers the defiant, in-your-face prompt: "Yes, I want my desire back."

7 Things 'Game of Thrones' Can Teach Us About Surviving Trauma

7 Things 'Game of Thrones' Can Teach Us About Surviving Trauma

May 13
Clinical psychologist Janina Scarlet reveals how "Game of Thrones" reveals how various personalities types respond to trauma.

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