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Fixes: From Uruguay, a Model for Making Abortion Safer
New York Times - Health : June 28, 2016, 12:21 pm
Even when abortion was illegal, doctors organized to inform pregnant women of their choices and promise post-abortion treatment.
Well: Dean Karnazes Runs the Silk Road
New York Times - Health : June 28, 2016, 12:09 pm
The ultramarathoner will be following the Silk Road for a 12-day, 326-mile journey through the desert and peaks of Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan.
Zika Bill Is Blocked by Senate Democrats Upset Over Provisions
New York Times - Health : June 28, 2016, 11:03 am
Lawmakers rejected a $1.1 billion measure to fight the virus, saying Republicans had inserted a ban on funding for Planned Parenthood to provide related contraceptive services.
Well: Pelvic Exams May Not Prolong Life, a Task Force Says
New York Times - Health : June 28, 2016, 10:01 am
Evidence is “insufficient” to assess the balance of benefits and harms of the pelvic exam, a panel of experts declared.
Well: Germs in the Subway Are the Harmless Kind
New York Times - Health : June 28, 2016, 10:00 am
Those subway poles you avoid touching because you’re convinced they are covered with harmful germs may not be as dangerous as you thought.