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Liberty Hospital (LIBERTY, Mo.) — At one Missouri hospital, it’s going to be quite a baby bonanza soon. Ten nurses and one doctor at Liberty Hospital in Liberty, Missouri, are pregnant at the same time. And, in case you were wondering, none of it was planned and nothing’s in the water. “There’s a lot of […]

Westend61/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Martin’s drinking started early. In elementary school, his father would offer swigs of Budweiser in the car during their daily pilgrimage from Pomona to Hollywood, California to pick up his mother from cosmetology class, he told ABC News. Decades later, after churning through dozens of jobs, Martin — who spoke […]

FS Productions/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Following weeks of increasing infection rates, a growing number of Americans are heading into the hospital in need of care. On average, nearly 2,400 virus-positive Americans are being admitted to the hospital each day, up by 17% in the last week, according to federal data. Forty-one states and territories […]

EMS-FORSTER-PRODUCTIONS/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The Biden administration’s stark warning last week that as many as 100 million Americans could be infected during a COVID-19 wave in the fall and winter came as a shock to many in the country. After all, 70.5% of the eligible U.S. population aged 5 and older are fully vaccinated and […]

Robert Cohen/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/Tribune News Service via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — The bombshell leak of a draft Supreme Court decision that could overturn Roe v. Wade was disheartening but not surprising to many abortion providers, who have been preparing for the possible end of legal abortion for years. Whole Woman’s Health operates abortion clinics […]

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — At least 109 children have been sickened — including five who have died — from mysterious cases of hepatitis with an unknown cause, officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday. Reports of the cases, which have been identified in 25 states and territories over the […]

Erika Richter (WASHINGTON) — Inclined sleepers for babies and crib bumper pads will be banned from being sold under legislation passed Wednesday by Congress. The bill, known as the Safe Sleep for Babies Act, will now go to the White House for President Joe Biden to sign. Among the advocates calling on Biden to sign […]

ABC News (NEW YORK) — Former NASCAR driver Danica Patrick revealed she had her breast implants removed after suffering medical complications she believes were caused by the implants. Patrick, who turned 40 in March, shared in an Instagram post that she had her implants removed this month, nearly eight years after undergoing breast augmentation surgery. […]

Bryan Dozier/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — People of color will face the brunt of the impact if Roe v. Wade is overturned by the Supreme Court, abortion rights advocates warn. The landmark decision that protected a person’s right to have an abortion is in danger of being overturned by the high court’s […]

Bill Grenblatt/Liaison/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — As abortion rights increasingly come under threat across the country — with states like Oklahoma enacting “copycat” bills of sweeping Texas legislation that criminalizes abortion and with the Supreme Court poised to overturn abortion protections — advocates anticipate that women seeking abortion options will look outside the traditional health […]


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