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The Texas Women’s Healthcare Coalition has raised concerns that a bipartisan effort to restore access to family planning services by expanding a state-run primary care program isn’t shaping up as planned. 

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Texas is fertile ground for debate on women’s health issues, as the national attention on state Sen. Wendy Davis’s recent filibuster of controversial regulations revealed. What's ahead for family planning services in the state and the women who depend on the programs?

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A New York City teen pregnancy prevention program that offered the morning-after birth control pill to high school students didn't seem all that controversial — at least until the New York Post got hold of the story.

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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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Mystery illness in Cambodia, hepatitis C in New Hampshire, the economic effect of expanding Medicaid and more from our Daily Briefing.

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Projections for health care costs, a failure to curb prescription-drug abuse, medications for kids and more from our Daily Briefing.

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Drug shortages still painful for patients, little scrutiny of medical devices, contraception hurdles and more from our Daily Briefing.

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Obesogenics in the news, a new poll on health reform, and more from our Daily Briefing.

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Viagra okay in Catholic health plans, health policy valentines, and hospital "loss leaders," plus more in today's Daily Briefing.

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Toxic hair straightening, a new drug for cystic fibrosis, a religious battle over birth control and more from our Daily Briefing.

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