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    South Carolina Restricts Abortion By Going After The Doctors Who Perform Them

    Last week, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster signed an executive order thatstops South Carolina from giving state or local money to any doctor or group associated with providing abortions. In a statement from Governor McMaster’s office, it explained further that the order stopped state agencies from providing money, “whether via grant, contract, state-administered federal funds, […]

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    Everything You Need to Know About a Diabetic Diet

    From Good Housekeeping Not only are 86 million Americans prediabetic, but 90% of them don’t even know they have it, the Centers for Disease Control reports. What’s more, doctors diagnose as many as 1.5 million new cases of diabetes each year, according to the American Diabetes Association. Whether you’re at risk, prediabetic or following a […]

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    This Test Could Tell You If You Damaged Your Sight During the Eclipse

    From Good Housekeeping If you were paying any sort of attention earlier this week, you know about the total solar eclipse that brought darkness to cities around the United States on Monday. In the days leading up to the totality, medical professionals, retailers and past victimswarned of the dangers of looking directly at the eclipse […]

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    J&J ordered to pay $417 million in trial over talc cancer risks

    By Nate Raymond (Reuters) – A California jury on Monday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer after using the company’s talc-based products like Johnson’s Baby Powder for feminine hygiene. The Los Angeles Superior Court jury’s verdict in favor of California resident Eva Echeverria was […]

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    You can improve your health in 2 weeks by cutting back on sugar

    You know sugar isn’t good for you, but it can be hard to break the habit. If you’re having trouble cutting back on the sweet stuff, this might provide a little extra motivation: New research found that people who reduced their sugar intake had better markers of health in just two weeks. For the scientific […]

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    Women in Federal Prisons Must Now Be Given Free Tampons and Pads

    From ELLE Less than a month after Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL) and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) introduced the Dignity for Incarcerated Women Act, a bill that would-among other things-require federal prisons to provide incarcerated women with tampons and pads at no cost, the Federal Bureau of Prisons […]

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    Breaking down the ‘fat but fit’ phenomenon

    If you’re overweight but eat a good diet and exercise often, it’s natural to think that you’re a healthy person — and you probably are. But new research has found that being overweight or obese can still affect your future health, including raising your risk of heart disease. The study, which is published in the European […]