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Yes, Virginia, America faces a doctor shortage. And Obamacare will only make matters worse.
Why do women have abortions late in their pregnancies? It could be because they are often college-age, in a shaky relationship with the would-be father, and have financial problems, especially when a $650 first-trimester abortion time-lags into an $1,850 procedure, says a new study.
As millions of people receive notices that their health insurance is being canceled, the White House said Tuesday that President Obama didn't mislead the public when he repeatedly and emphatically promised that everyone could keep their plan under Obamacare.
Behind the controversial Texas abortion statute passed last week is a scientific dispute about the development of the human fetus, as some argue that the fetus perceives pain as early as 20 weeks, while others choose a much later point.
In his March 18 article, "Lawmakers push bill on primary care doctor shortage," Tom Howell Jr. mentions that by 2020 there will be a primary care doctor shortage of about 46,000 doctors. However, the American Medical Association recently predicted a deficit of about 60,000 doctors.
New research shows breastfeeding has long-term impact on a baby's intelligence, and the longer the lactation occurs, the greater the cognitive impact. Meanwhile, more and more moms are trying it, and more are breastfeeding longer.
The article "Judge blocks fetal heartbeat abortion ban" (Web, July 22) includes a report on a personhood amendment passed by the North Dakota legislature that voters will decide on in November 2014. Opponents of the measure, which will amend the state constitution to say "the inalienable right to life of every human being at any stage of development must be recognized and protected," say it would force a single religious view — that life begins at conception — on everyone.
Even though the American Medical Association has recently declared obesity as an illness, others are disagreeing with this, saying that obesity is a voluntary lifestyle choice.
Being accepted to medical school was once seen as a ticket to a prosperous and fulfilling career, but today's students face far less certain futures under Obamacare.