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Suicide Rate Rises: Rural America Hardest Hit

by Mary Elizabeth Dallas | October 11, 2017
FRIDAY, Oct. 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Suicide in the United States is on the upswing, w [...] Read more
Losing Birth Control Coverage Could Increase Abortions

Losing Birth Control Coverage Could Increase Abortions

by Maggie Fox | October 11, 2017
The Trump administration’s moves this week to cut back on free birth control and tighten [...] Read more

Women of Color, Parenting and Trump

by Heidi Williamson | October 10, 2017
Women of color have historically fought for the right to have children as much as they have fou [...] Read more

Paramedics Will Vaccinate Homeless for Hepatitis

by Paul Sisson | October 10, 2017
Paramedics are the newest troops in the fight against San Diego’s ever-growing hepatitis A ou [...] Read more
Residents: Tests Find Toxic Chemicals After Texas Plant Fire

Residents: Tests Find Toxic Chemicals After Texas Plant Fire

by Reese Dunklin | October 04, 2017
DALLAS — Tests detected toxic substances in soil, water and ash samples taken miles from a ch [...] Read more
Teen Birth Rates Highest in Poor Areas

Teen Birth Rates Highest in Poor Areas

by Mackenzie Mays | September 27, 2017
It’s about a 15-minute drive from McLane High to Buchanan High, but the difference in teen bi [...] Read more

Center Offers New Model for Treating Sickle Cell

by Rebecca Plevin | September 27, 2017
Gideon Ogungbemi says the pain caused by sickle cell disease is indescribable. “I canR [...] Read more

Study: Pollution May Cause Kidney Disease

by Robert Ferris | September 27, 2017
Add kidney disease to the list of health problems associated with air pollution. A team of scie [...] Read more