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Advice from Carolyn Hax: Absent father but very present grandfather

Advice from Carolyn Hax: Absent father but very present grandfather

Choose your words carefully to express how you feel

June 26, 2015 11:30 am Related Loading…

Indiana medical board rules against abortion doc Klopfer

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Medical Licensing Board ruled against an Illinois abortion doctor Thursday in a case alleging hundreds of violations at clinics in Gary, South Bend and Fort Wayne.

June 25, 2015 11:36 amLoading…

Iowa court allows remote dispensing of abortion pill

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court has struck down a restriction that would have prevented doctors from administering abortion-inducing pills remotely via video teleconferencing, saying it would have placed an undue burden on a woman's right to get an abortion.

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Breast-milk pumping at work is legal, but needs more support

BLOOMINGTON, Ind.  — Margie Schrader did it in her office. Kirstin Milks did it in her classroom. Jami Hamman did it in her cubicle. And Jean Bauer did it wherever she could find a lockable door.

June 17, 2015 5:35 amLoading…

Wisconsin Senate approves 20-week abortion ban bill

MADISON, Wis. — After three hours of debate, the Wisconsin state Senate approved a bill Tuesday night that would ban non-emergency abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.

June 09, 2015 5:52 pmLoading…

Expert: Wisconsin's 20-week abortion ban bill could backfire

MADISON, Wis. — As the Wisconsin Legislature's health committees prepare to take up a fast-tracked bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, an expert says the measure could prompt more early terminations.

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Doctors use immune therapy against cervical cancer

CHICAGO (AP) — Two years ago, Arrica Wallace was riddled with tumors from widely spread cervical cancer that the strongest chemotherapy and radiation could not beat back. Today, the Kansas mother shows no signs of the disease, and it was her own immune system that made it go away.

June 02, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

Abortion rights not synonymous with women's health

When your grandmother gets some bad news, do you tell her: "Well, at least you have your abortion rights"?

June 29, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Pap may someday spot more kinds of cancer

WASHINGTON - For years, doctors have lamented that there's no Pap test for deadly ovarian cancer. Wednesday, scientists reported encouraging signs that one day, there might be.

January 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Pima Health Dept. gets new director in expanded role

Pima Health Dept. gets new director in expanded role

Physician, researcher and national health-policy adviser Dr. Francisco A.R. Garcia is the new face of public health in Pima County.

November 29, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Pima Health Dept. gets new director in expanded role

Pima Health Dept. gets new director in expanded role

Dr. Francisco A.R. Garcia

November 29, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Legislative Briefs

House OKs grant limits on abortion providers

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