“Fighting for a Day”: Louisiana Abortion Center Still Open | Health and fitness

By REBECCA SANTANA – Associated Press SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) – The CEO of Hope Medical Group for Women tried to respond as best she could. Yes, federal protection for abortion had been overturned, she said. The clinic was still open – but there is a waiting list and a trial on Friday that could change … Read more

Lone Mississippi Abortion Agency Seeks Legal Way to Reopen | Health and fitness

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS and DAVE KOLPACK – Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Lawyers for one of the Mississippi abortion clinics submitted documents on Thursday asking the state Supreme Court to block a new law banning most abortions and allowing the clinic to reopen next week. The Jackson Women’s Health Organization is the focus … Read more

“Fighting for a Day”: Louisiana Abortion Center Still Open | Health and fitness

By REBECCA SANTANA – Associated Press SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) – The CEO of Hope Medical Group for Women tried to respond as best she could. Yes, federal protection for abortion had been overturned, she said. The clinic was still open – but there is a waiting list and a trial on Friday that could change … Read more

Judge Will Not Prevent Law That Prohibits Most Mississippi Abortions | Health and fitness

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS, ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE and KEVIN MCGILL – Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – When lawyers disputed abortion laws across the South on Tuesday, a Mississippi judge rejected a request from one state abortion agency to temporarily block a law that would ban most abortions. Without further development in the Mississippi lawsuit, the … Read more

Businesses could face barriers to abortion travel expenses | Health, Med. & Gym

By BARBARA ORTUTAY and DEE-ANN DURBIN – Associated Press After the US Supreme Court revoked the federal law on abortion that has been in place for half a century, companies such as Amazon, Disney, Apple and JP Morgan promised to cover the travel costs of workers living in countries where the procedure is now illegal … Read more

Businesses could face barriers to abortion travel expenses | Health and fitness

By BARBARA ORTUTAY and DEE-ANN DURBIN – Associated Press After the US Supreme Court revoked the federal law on abortion that has been in place for half a century, companies such as Amazon, Disney, Apple and JP Morgan promised to cover the travel costs of workers living in countries where the procedure is now illegal … Read more

Following abortion decision, clinic staff struggles with trauma | Health and fitness

By LEAH WILLINGHAM – Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Danielle Maness has squeezed the hands of hundreds of anxious patients lying on tables in the operating room, now empty. She has recorded countless signs of life and delivered a large number of snacks to the recovery area, now silent. The head nurse looked into … Read more

Following abortion decision, clinic staff struggles with trauma | Health and fitness

By LEAH WILLINGHAM – Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Danielle Maness has squeezed the hands of hundreds of anxious patients lying on tables in the operating room, now empty. She has recorded countless signs of life and delivered a large number of snacks to the recovery area, now silent. The head nurse looked into … Read more

Californians Vote for 7 Votes in November | Health and fitness

By ADAM BEAM – Associated Press SACRAMENTO, California (AP) – California voters will count seven polls this fall, the few that have been in the country’s general election since 2014. Thursday was the deadline to meet the November referendum. Secretary of State Shirley Weber has confirmed that seven questions will be published in November. Six … Read more

Abortion drugs are common; this is how it works | Health and fitness

By LINDSEY TANNER and MATTHEW PERRONE – Associated Press Drug abortions became the best way to end a pregnancy in the United States even before the Supreme Court annulled Roe v. Wade. This involves taking two prescription drugs every few days – at home or at the clinic. Abortion procedures are an invasive medical technique … Read more