State abortion ballots prepare for post-Roe world

Politico, July 15, 2018
by Jennifer Haberkorn and Rachana Pradhan

Anti-abortion initiatives on the ballot in West Virginia and Alabama this November could lay the foundation for the states to ban or sharply limit legal abortion as change comes to the Supreme Court. Both… Read More

Jury Awards $4.7 Billion To Women In Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Suit

NPR, July 13, 2018
by Scott Neuman

Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay nearly $4.7 billion in damages to 22 women and their families who say asbestos found in the company's talcum powder contributed to their ovarian cancer.… Read More

Health Care A Talking Point In Democrats’ Kavanaugh Strategy.

Kaiser Health News, July 12, 2018

KHN Morning Briefing: Summaries of health policy coverage from major news organizations Where as the GOP has picked one message to focus on for the Supreme Court nomination battle -- Brett Kavanaugh's… Read More

Justices Back Pregnancy Centers That Oppose Abortion, in Free Speech Case

New York Times, June 26, 2018
by Adam Liptak

WASHINGTON — A state law requiring “crisis pregnancy centers” to supply women with information about abortion likely violates the First Amendment, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in blocking… Read More

High court rules in dispute over immigrant teen’s abortion

Associated Press, June 4, 2018
by Jessica Gresko

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Monday in a case about a pregnant immigrant teen who obtained an abortion with the help of the American Civil Liberties Union, siding with the Trump administration… Read More

Domestic Violence’s Overlooked Damage

Kaiser Health News, June 1, 2018
by Will Stone, KJZZ

Domestic violence is estimated to affect more than 10 million people each year. Head and neck injuries are some of the most common issues, and Zieman is uncovering how frequently traumatic brain… Read More

Ireland votes resoundingly to repeal abortion ban

CNN, May 26, 2018
by Kara Fox and Dakin Andone

Dublin, Ireland (CNN)Ireland has voted an emphatic "Yes" to amend the country's constitution to enable legislation that would allow women to have an abortion in a historic and emotionally charged referendum.… Read More

Trump Administration Imposes New Abortion Restrictions On Federally Funded Family Planning Clinics

Kaiser Health News, May 18, 2018

KHN Morning Briefing: Summaries of health policy coverage from major news organizations The policy would mirror similar restrictions in place during the Reagan administration. The policy has been… Read More

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