The Trump administration on Friday rescinded an Obama-era crackdown on states that tried to defund Planned Parenthood and said it will require health care providers to follow conscience-protection laws as a condition of federal funding.
The Trump administration launched a division at the Health and Human Services Department on Thursday to protect doctors and medical providers who object to participating in abortions and assisted suicide on religious or moral grounds.
As pro-life marchers descend on Washington on Friday they are confronting a new battlefield in the abortion debate, having to fend off increasing challenges to a decades-old agreement that acknowledged while abortion may be legal, taxpayers shouldn’t be forced to pay for a procedure that many of them find abhorrent.
Emergency room visits for injuries related to alcohol usage, particularly among women, rose at a faster pace that those for any other injuries from 2006 to 2014, according to a new study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health.
At least 2,500 people, including 20 children, have died of flu or pneumonia over the past 3 months in a “severe” season that U.S. health experts hope won’t surpass the record number of infections during the 2014/2015 outbreak.