And down they go. The Milwaukee Sentinel reports: Handing down its second major abortion action in as many days, the U.S. Supreme Court refused Tuesday to rescue a Wisconsin law restricting abortion clinics and doctors in the state,Show More Summary
On the heels of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-3 ruling Monday that overturned provisions of a Texas law that would otherwise have closed half of the state’s remaining 19 abortion clinics, there was more good news in the fallout Tuesday....Show More Summary
After legal proceedings that stretched out five years, the man who ran a Spanish clinic that performed hundreds of late abortions on pregnant British women will be going to jail. A Spanish judge sentenced Carlos Morín to 18 months for performing illegal late-term abortions. Morín’s operation was first brought to the public’s attention by the […]
The U.S. Supreme Court’s liberal justices have been handing down one devastating decision after another this week. On Monday, in a historic but wrongly decided opinion, the justices struck down a Texas law that protected women’s safety and saved tens of thousands of unborn babies’ lives by requiring abortion facilities to meet the same health […]
Colorado State Rep. JoAnn Windholz, who called Planned Parenthood the "real culprit" in last year's clinic massacre in Colorado Springs, took to Facebook yesterday to condemn the Supreme Court's decision affirming a women's right toShow More Summary
Early Monday morning, the US Supreme Court made its first significant ruling on abortion since its 2007 decision on the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act, supporting clinics' rights to litigate against state regulations that have no medical basis. Show More Summary
Accuracy in Media’s Amanda Florian interviews several protesters from both sides of the political aisle on what the Supreme Court decision meant to them:
This is a very controversial essay, but I am going to express how some women physicians, like myself, feel at the VA hospital. I came home one day after my clinic and was perturbed. I called my significant other and the emotion of the day unraveled. I was reporting an uncomfortable interaction I had with […]
In its last major decision of the October 2015 term, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a Texas law regulating abortion clinics and doctors placed an undue burden on a woman's right to end a pregnancy. The statute required doctors performing abortions to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals and......
The case was about clinics — Texas imposed a requirement that led to the closure of many abortion-providing clinics — so what was notable about a clinical tone?As Greenhouse puts it:The dry, almost clinical tone could scarcely be more...Show More Summary
Though the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed Texas abortion providers a major victory by striking down the state’s most stringent abortion restrictions, House Bill 2 leaves behind a trail of shuttered clinics. There were more than 40 abortion clinics open in Texas when lawmakers began pushing for...
The National Institutes of Health has awarded $69.6 million to the UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute, a research partnership of UCLA, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, and the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute
ROCHESTER, Minnesota: El 26 de mayo, los Institutos Nacionales de Salud (NIH, por sus siglas en inglés) otorgaron a Mayo Clinic 142 millones de dólares a ser entregados en el transcurso de cinco años a fin de que sirva como sede para el biobanco del Programa para Cohorte de la Iniciativa sobre Medicina de Precisión® […]
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Judy Boughey comments on the findings of a study that looked at mastectomy surgery. To listen, click the link below. Mastectomy Study
After Monday's Supreme Court ruling invalidating a Texas law the court found to be overly restrictive of abortion clinics, Twitter was divided. However, individuals on either side of the aisle came together in the aftermath for a single purpose: to decry a tweet from "The Daily Show." After the...
Nancy Lee, RN, MSN, NEA-BC, will join Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) as senior vice president and chief clinical officer (CCO), effective July 5, 2016.
Nancy Thornberry is the CEO of Kallyope.. Nancy was formerly Senior Vice President and Franchise Head, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Merck & Co. Inc. In this role she led discovery and clinical research in diabetes, osteoporosis, fertility and contraception. Prior to her role as Franchise Head, Nancy initiated and was [...]
Categories: Quickies SCOTUS rules 5-3 in favor of abortion rights in major Texas case – “The majority opinion, written by Justice Stephen Breyer, struck down the legislation mandating clinics have admitting privileges... (Read more....
This article originally appeared on the Discovery's Edge blog. _________________ The road to developments that change medicine is littered with seemingly great ideas. In the early stages, that road meanders like a mountain trail with many ideas falling off course and discarded. But once an innovative medical concept reaches the point of clinical research, the road turns […]
Is there a link between soy and breast cancer? Recent research shows that consuming soy does not increase breast cancer risk. In fact, it may even prevent it. Mayo Clinic experts say, when eaten in moderation, soy can be a part of a healthy and balanced diet. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, reporter Vivien Williams […]