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Utah’s anesthesia abortion law unenforced
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Utah’s anesthesia abortion law unenforced

February 21st, 2017 | by Contributor
SALT LAKE CITY — Last year, Utah enacted a first-in-the-nation law requiring that fetuses receive anesthesia or painkillers before elective abortions starting at 20 weeks gestation.  Nine months later, the only...
Couple’s unusual pregnancy announcement goes viral
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Couple’s unusual pregnancy announcement goes viral

February 20th, 2017 | by Contributor
What started out as a joke turned into a viral sensation for a paraplegic man and his fiancée, as the pair entered their hilarious pregnancy announcement photos into a contest in hopes of winning a free wedding in Laguna...
Teen suicide attempts fell after this Supreme Court ruling
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Teen suicide attempts fell after this Supreme Court ruling

February 20th, 2017 | by Contributor
CHICAGO — Teen suicide attempts in the U.S. declined after same-sex marriage became legal and the biggest impact was among gay, lesbian and bisexual kids, a study found.      The research found declines in...
Mystery of deadly poison fascinates, baffles experts
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Mystery of deadly poison fascinates, baffles experts

February 20th, 2017 | by Contributor
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — A paranoid dictator’s estranged brother. Two young female assassins. A crowded international airport. And a mysterious poison that kills within hours. It’s the perfect recipe for a...
Shooting death of girl gives her cousin, 7 others a chance to live
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Shooting death of girl gives her cousin, 7 others a chance to live

February 20th, 2017 | by Contributor
CHICAGO — The shooting death of an 11-year-old girl is giving eight people the chance to live, thanks to organ donation, CBS Chicago reports. According to police, Takiya Holmes was shot in the head during a fight over...
Feds step up investigations as drugs vanish at some VA hospitals
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Feds step up investigations as drugs vanish at some VA hospitals

February 20th, 2017 | by Contributor
WASHINGTON — Federal authorities are stepping up investigations at Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers due to a sharp increase in opioid theft, missing prescriptions or unauthorized drug use by VA employees since...