Honor or cultural source? Hospital name sparks debate | Health and fitness

Honor or cultural source?  Hospital name sparks debate |  Health and fitness

By JIM SALTER – Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) — While segregation was still casting its ugly shadow over the United States, Homer G. Phillips Hospital provided first-class medical care to the predominantly African-American section of St. Louis. Louis and trained some of the world’s best black doctors and nurses. The 660-bed hospital closed 43 … Read more

Kansas voters protect their access to abortion for good | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By JOHN HANNA and MARGARET STAFFORD – Associated Press TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Kansas voters on Tuesday sent a resounding message about their desire to protect abortion rights, rejecting a vote in a conservative state with deep ties to the anti-abortion movement that would have allowed a Republican-controlled legislature. to tighten restrictions or prohibit proceedings … 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

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

Britain’s Boris Johnson resigns as prime minister over scandal | Government and politics

By DANICA KIRKA, JILL LAWLESS and SYLVIA HUI – Associated Press LONDON (AP) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced his resignation on Thursday in the wake of a mass uprising by senior members of his government, marking the end of three tumultuous years in power as he flinched and sometimes violated British politics. Months of … 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