FDA weighs regulatory changes by formula, Juul troubles | Health and fitness

By MATTHEW PERRONE – AP Health Writer WASHINGTON (AP) – The head of the Food and Drug Administration has requested a review of the agency’s food and tobacco programs following months of criticism over their treatment of the shortage of infant formula and e-cigarettes. Tuesday’s announcement comes as FDA Secretary General Robert Califf tries to … 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

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

Texas Supreme Court blocks order to resume abortion | Health and fitness

By PAUL WEBER, ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE and STEPHEN GROVES – Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – The Texas Supreme Court overturned a lower court ruling late Friday night that said clinics could continue to perform abortions, just days after some doctors began seeing patients again after Roe’s fall against Wade. It was not immediately clear whether … Read more