Alabama has enacted a bill to effectively ban abortion, with lawmakers vowing to protect life from the moment of conception. But how is the state measuring up when it comes to caring for life after birth?

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A federal judge blasted UnitedHealthcare last month for its "immoral and barbaric" denials of treatment for cancer patients. He made the comments in recusing himself from hearing a class-action lawsuit because of his own cancer battle -- and in so doing thrust himself into a heated debate in the oncology world.

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New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art says it no longer will take donations from the Sackler family, principal owner of Purdue Pharma, which makes OxyContin.

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Milla Jovovich is the latest actress to reveal that she had an abortion, while criticizing abortion bills in Georgia and other states.

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North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein announced Wednesday that the state has filed a lawsuit against e-cigarette manufacturer Juul, claiming that its marketed its products to children and misled the public about risks associated with those products.

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Nearly two-thirds of all sunscreens evaluated by the Environmental Working Group would not pass safety tests proposed by the US Food and Drug Administration, the consumer advocacy group announced Wednesday.

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Implementing a sales tax may help get Americans to stop drinking sugary drinks, if a new study about Philadelphia soda consumption is any indication.

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The Food and Drug Administration does not have jurisdiction over death penalty drugs, the Justice Department said in an opinion.

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A jury said Roundup gave a California couple cancer. So it gave them the largest award of any personal injury case this year and the 8th biggest in US history.

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Are we safe? That's the concern that's been in the back of neighbors' minds when they look at the looming Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Pike County, Ohio, Jennifer Chandler said.

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Do you move around a lot during your sleep? Or have you lost your sense of smell? New insights into Parkinson's disease suggest that these might be the early signs of changes in the brain that mean you are at greater risk of developing Parkinson's.

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The number of measles cases in the US is now at 839 for the year, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's weekly measles update.

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A hip fracture dramatically increases an older person's risk of death. One in three adults 50 and over dies within 12 months of suffering a hip fracture.

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Taking low-dose aspirin to prevent heart disease and stroke is associated with an increased risk of bleeding in the skull in people without a history of those conditions, according to a new report.

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Multiple times a day, every day, Ron Davis sits with his head bowed, waiting outside his son's bedroom for a subtle signal that it's all right to come in.

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