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A bill advancing through the Texas Legislature could drastically decrease the number of legal abortion facilities in the state.

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If a member of the House Science Committee can be so wrong on basic facts of biology, can I expect a traumatized woman in my exam room to have a clearer understanding of rape and pregnancy?

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Why some health reporters and bloggers deserve hazard pay for examining Todd Akin's absurd claims.

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An aging doctor has been ordered to pay part of a $6.2 million judgment for negligence in performing two abortions. Why is he still practicing?

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Sushi salmonella rolls, saving on health costs by improving quality of life, tying doctor pay to the value they provide, the trouble with market-based health reform, and more from our Daily Briefing.

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Why did Catholic bishops pressure the Komen Foundation to withdraw financial support from Planned Parenthood? One investigative reporter has the answers.

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A controversial abortion bill becomes law in Virginia, the high costs of Alzheimer's, the link between hair relaxers and uterine fibroids and more from our Daily Briefing.

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Why did the nation's leading breast cancer charity cut off funding to Planned Parenthood? We examine the backstory.

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The impact of abortion on mental health, an end to some retiree health subsidies, and a postscript to the cantaloupe listeria outbreak, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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There’s plenty of of analysis, criticism and praise of HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius’ controversial decision on the “morning after” contraceptive pill Plan B. Here's a look at the national conversation.

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