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Where You Die Can Affect Your Chance of Being an Organ Donor

Where You Die Can Affect Your Chance of Being an Organ Donor

By Lauren Neergaard, Nicky Forster | Oct 15
If Roland Henry had died in a different part of the country, his organs might have been recovered. And lives could have been saved.

France: Vote Set to Legalize IVF for Lesbians, Single Women

France: Vote Set to Legalize IVF for Lesbians, Single Women

By Sylvie Corbet and Catherine Gaschka | Oct 15
France's lower house of parliament is expected to approve a bill that would give single women and lesbian couples legal access to in vitro fertilization, egg freezing and fertility medication.

Where You Die Can Affect Your Chance of Being An Organ Donor

Where You Die Can Affect Your Chance of Being An Organ Donor

By Lauran Neergaard and Nicky Forster | Oct 15
If Roland Henry had died in a different part of the country, his organs might have been recovered. And lives could have been saved.

As Vaping Illnesses Rise, So Do Pleas To Quit-Smoking Help Lines

As Vaping Illnesses Rise, So Do Pleas To Quit-Smoking Help Lines

By Anna Almendrala | Oct 15
Even though "quitlines" were designed to help people kick cigarette habits, calls and texts from people who use e-cigarettes are climbing as more people fall ill with a mysterious and devastating respiratory illness linked to vaping.

Taking The Cops Out Of Mental Health-Related 911 Rescues

Taking The Cops Out Of Mental Health-Related 911 Rescues

By LJ Dawswon | Oct 15
Low-level offenses can land those with paranoia, hallucinations or a reduced ability to communicate in the criminal justice system.

Increased Number of STDs in Hawaii Linked to Online Dating

Increased Number of STDs in Hawaii Linked to Online Dating

Oct 14
An increase in sexually transmitted diseases in Hawaii to the highest numbers reported in decades can be linked to the prevalence of online dating, officials said.

Congenital Syphilis Rising At An Alarming Rate

Congenital Syphilis Rising At An Alarming Rate

By Anna Maria Berry-Jester | Oct 14
One of the nation's most preventable diseases is killing newborns in ever-increasing numbers.

Blue Light Isn't the Main Source of Eye Fatigue and Sleep Loss — It's Your Computer

Blue Light Isn't the Main Source of Eye Fatigue and Sleep Loss — It's Your Computer

Oct 14
Laboratory studies have shown that prolonged exposure to high-intensity blue light damages retinal cells in mice. But, epidemiological studies on real people tell a different story.

Federally Funded Obria Prescribes Abstinence To Stop The Spread Of STDs

Federally Funded Obria Prescribes Abstinence To Stop The Spread Of STDs

By Sarah Varney | Oct 13
The Christian medical chain, awarded $1.7 million in federal family planning funds for the first time this year, does not offer hormonal birth control or condoms.

U.S. Vaping Illnesses Continue to Rise, Cause Still a Mystery

U.S. Vaping Illnesses Continue to Rise, Cause Still a Mystery

Oct 12
The number of vaping-related illnesses in the U.S. continues to rise, now reaching about 1,300 cases and at least 26 deaths.

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