HPV Vaccine Prevents Cancer in Men, Research Suggests

HPV Vaccine Prevents Cancer in Men, Research Suggests

New research suggests the HPV vaccine is preventing cancer in men as well as in women.

Arizona Doctors Allowed to Perform Abortions for Their Patients in California

Arizona Doctors Allowed to Perform Abortions for Their Patients in California

Arizona doctors can temporarily come to California to perform abortions for their patients under a new law signed Thursday by Gov. Gavin Newsom.

Louisiana Lawmakers Approve Bill Treating Abortion Pills as Controlled Substances

Louisiana Lawmakers Approve Bill Treating Abortion Pills as Controlled Substances

Two abortion-inducing drugs could be reclassified as controlled and dangerous substances in Louisiana under a bill that received final votes Thursday and is expected to be signed by the governor.

Delaware, Tennessee to Offer Free Diapers for Medicaid Families

Delaware, Tennessee to Offer Free Diapers for Medicaid Families

Tennessee will become the first state to offer free diapers to families enrolled in the state’s Medicaid program, state officials have confirmed.

Michigan Farm Worker Diagnosed With Bird Flu

Michigan Farm Worker Diagnosed With Bird Flu

A Michigan dairy worker has been diagnosed with bird flu, the second human case associated with an outbreak in U.S. dairy cows.

Louisiana House Advances Bill to Require Prescription for Abortion Medication

Louisiana House Advances Bill to Require Prescription for Abortion Medication

The Louisiana House of Representatives on Tuesday advanced a bill that would make it a crime to possess two common abortion-inducing drugs without a prescription for the patient.

Britain Authorities Slammed in Tainted-Blood Inquiry, Accused of Cover-Up

Britain Authorities Slammed in Tainted-Blood Inquiry, Accused of Cover-Up

Britain authorities knowingly exposed tens of thousands of patients to infections through contaminated blood and blood products, and hid the truth for decades, according to an inquiry.

Judge Says South Carolina Can Enforce 6-Week Abortion Ban, For Now

Judge Says South Carolina Can Enforce 6-Week Abortion Ban, For Now

A state judge has ruled that South Carolina can continue to enforce its ban on nearly all abortions around six weeks of pregnancy while an appeal continues on the 2023 law's details.

Fewer Overdose Deaths Were Reported in 2023

Fewer Overdose Deaths Were Reported in 2023

The number of fatal overdoses declined in 2023, according to U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

'Micropreemie' Born at Only 1 Pound Leaves Illinois Hospital for Home

'Micropreemie' Born at Only 1 Pound Leaves Illinois Hospital for Home

A baby girl who weighed just over one pound when she was born prematurely in November has beaten the odds and gone home with her parents after spending her first six months at an Illinois hospital.

Arizona 1864 Abortion Law Enforcement on Hold Until September

Arizona 1864 Abortion Law Enforcement on Hold Until September

Abortion will remain legal up to 15 weeks of pregnancy in Arizona due to a temporary hold on enforcing the state's 1864 abortion ban.

Cyberattack on Ascension Health System Diverts EMS, Takes Records Offline

Cyberattack on Ascension Health System Diverts EMS, Takes Records Offline

A cyberattack on the Ascension health system, which has hospitals in 19 states and District of Columbia, diverted ambulances, caused patients to miss appointments and blocked online access to records.

European Authorization Revoked for AstraZeneca's COVID-19 Vaccine

European Authorization Revoked for AstraZeneca's COVID-19 Vaccine

European approval for AstraZeneca's Vaxzevria COVID-19 vaccine has been withdrawn 'at the request of the marketing authorization holder.'

Denmark Expands Abortion Access Into 18th Week of Pregnancy

Denmark Expands Abortion Access Into 18th Week of Pregnancy

Denmark’s government said Friday it is updating abortion restrictions for the first time in 50 years, making it legal to terminate pregnancies there up to the 18th week instead of up to the 12th week.

Some 100,000 New Migrants Expected to Sign Up for Obamacare Next Year, White House Says

Some 100,000 New Migrants Expected to Sign Up for Obamacare Next Year, White House Says

Over 100,000 immigrants brought to the U.S. as children are expected to enroll in the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance next year under a directive the Biden administration released Friday.