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Judge's ruling temporarily allows for unlicensed Native Hawaiian midwifery

Judge's ruling temporarily allows for unlicensed Native Hawaiian midwifery

HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii judge has temporarily blocked the state from enforcing a law requiring the licensing of practitioners and teachers of traditional Native Hawaiian midwifery while a lawsuit seeking to overturn the statute wends its way through
A neurological disorder stole her voice. Jennifer Wexton takes it back on the House floor.

A neurological disorder stole her voice. Jennifer Wexton takes it back on the House floor.

When Jennifer Wexton rises Thursday to speak on the House floor, something she has done countless times before, the congresswoman will be using a voice she thought was gone forever.
Texas woman's lawsuit after being jailed on murder charge over abortion can proceed, judge rules

Texas woman's lawsuit after being jailed on murder charge over abortion can proceed, judge rules

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — A Texas woman who was jailed and charged with murder after self-managing an abortion in 2022 can move forward with her lawsuit against the local sheriff and prosecutors over the case that drew national outrage before the charges
Connecticut woman found dead hours before she was to be sentenced for killing her husband

Connecticut woman found dead hours before she was to be sentenced for killing her husband

A 76-year-old Connecticut woman was found dead at her home Wednesday, hours before she was to be sentenced for killing her husband and hiding his body for months while continuing to collect his paychecks.

Tennessee woman gets over 3 years in prison for blocking clinic access during protest

NEW YORK (AP) — A Tennessee woman was sentenced Wednesday to over three years in prison for using threats and violence to interfere with the operation of a New York City reproductive health center in the early days of the pandemic in 2020.
Democrats hope Harris' bluntness on abortion will translate to 2024 wins in Congress and White House

Democrats hope Harris' bluntness on abortion will translate to 2024 wins in Congress and White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden might not often use the word “abortion” when he talks about the overturning of Roe v. Wade, but Vice President Kamala Harris sure does.
1 dose of HPV vaccine now recommended for younger groups, immunization committee says

1 dose of HPV vaccine now recommended for younger groups, immunization committee says

The National Advisory Committee on Immunization is now recommending one dose of HPV vaccine for children and youth between nine and 20 years old. It is maintaining its two-dose recommendation for people 21 to 26 years old.
Ontario considering expanding pharmacists' powers to treat more common ailments

Ontario considering expanding pharmacists' powers to treat more common ailments

TORONTO — Ontario is looking to expand the responsibilities of pharmacists to allow them to treat more illnesses.
Canadian team tracking for another strong Olympic Games after Tokyo record

Canadian team tracking for another strong Olympic Games after Tokyo record

PARIS — Canada's team is poised for a banner Olympic Games in Paris despite safe-sport and financial turmoil since a record performance in Tokyo.
Arkansas court orders state to count signatures collected by volunteers for abortion-rights measure

Arkansas court orders state to count signatures collected by volunteers for abortion-rights measure

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.
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