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Delaware sues opioid manufacturers, distributors over epidemic
Reuters Health News : January 19, 2018, 12:54 pm
(Reuters) - Delaware on Friday became the latest state to file a lawsuit accusing corporations of helping fuel the national opioid epidemic, suing a wide range of companies involved in making, distributing and selling prescription painkillers.
Delta Air to tighten rules for onboard service animals
Reuters Health News : January 19, 2018, 12:39 pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Delta Air Lines is tightening the requirements for passengers traveling with onboard service and emotional support animals, the carrier said on Friday, following a sharp uptick in pet-related safety issues in recent years.
Trump decries 'permissive' U.S. abortion laws at rally
Reuters Health News : January 19, 2018, 10:51 am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump criticized U.S. abortion laws as among the most permissive in the world in a speech to anti-abortion activists at the annual March for Life on Friday, and pledged his administration would always defend "the right to life."
Surfers may be swallowing antibiotic-resistant bacteria
Reuters Health News : January 19, 2018, 10:15 am
(Reuters Health) - Surfers and body-boarders were three times more likely to have potentially dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria in their guts than non-surfers, new research from the UK shows.
U.S. health agency revokes Obama-era Planned Parenthood protection
Reuters Health News : January 19, 2018, 9:19 am
(Reuters) - U.S. health officials on Friday said they were revoking legal guidance issued by the Obama Administration that had sought to discourage states from trying to defund organizations that provide abortion services, such as Planned Parenthood.