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A quarter of Texas abortion providers suspend services after the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals lifted an injunction by a federal district court that would have halted implementation of a state law requiring abortion doctors to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital.

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As the state health department prepares to implement stringent new abortion facility regulations approved by lawmakers in July, abortion rights advocates continue to voice concerns that the rules will endanger women.

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After hours of emotional debate, the Texas Senate late on Tuesday evening approved omnibus legislation to tighten abortion restrictions.

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The Dennis A. Hunt Fund for Health Journalism provides grants of $2,500 to $10,000 for reporting on critical health issues facing underserved communities.

 

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Wright County Egg conducted the largest egg recall in U.S. history, withdrawing first 228 million eggs and then another 380 million. Many complaints were filed from people seeking compensation for health damages they claim to have suffered after eating eggs produced by these companies.

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Does being part of an organization that "works to reduce hidden risks to the health, safety, and well-being of American consumers" sound like a job for you? Don’t miss our featured opportunity. 

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Opportunities to blog, edit or research topics in health. Also, check out the "Medicine in the Media Course".

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Medify got lots of attention at SXSW Interactive for its implications for patients -- but it could also be a great tool for reporting on medical studies.

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Takeaways from the comprehensive report from the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism and what we can learn about health media from their data.

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Last week in Austin, TX was an amazing time at South by Southwest (SXSW). Apart from catching up with colleagues and friends that I don't usually get to see on a regular basis, I just felt more apart of the "what's around the corner" vibe that originally brought me to the event. This was partly due to the fact that I had a great time during my panel session and meeting great people interested in taking innovative concepts from the developing world and making them useful as solutions here in the States (reverse innovation).

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