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Uganda:Senior Official Prof Mbonye Resigns From Health Ministry
[Monitor] Kampala -Days after being cleared of conflict of interest by the civil division of the High Court, Prof Anthony Mbonye has resigned from his post of Director Health Services (Clinical and Community) at the Ministry of Health. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 5, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Texas Rep Gohmert calls on Comey, McCabe and Ohr to be JAILED after defrauding FISA court with fake "Trump dossier"
(Natural News) Following Friday’s release of the infamous, scandal-filled FISA memo on Friday, it didn’t take long for a member of Congress to call for the obvious: Legal action against those involved in misrepresenting the fake “Trump dossier” as a legitimate piece of intelligence before the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court so the Obama administration could spy... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Who, or what, defines you as a woman?
Why some feminists and trans activists are clashing over the way people legally change gender. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is ketamine the future of depression treatment?
The drug is now being provided legally off-label to treat depression at an estimated 250 clinics across the U.S. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Corrupt FBI, DOJ officials committed TREASON, warns lawmaker; James Comey could face DEATH penalty
(Natural News) The shocking revelations uncovered in yesterday’s release of the FISA memo reveal a pattern of treason among top officials at the FBI and DOJ, warns  Congressman Paul Gosar of Arizona. The FISA memo documented how the most powerful law enforcement elements of the United States government were weaponized under President Obama to illegally... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Canadian company files patent infringement suit against D R Burton
Trudell Medical International (TMI) – based in Ontario, Canada – has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Pitt County company D R Burton Healthcare. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 2, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

Canadian company files patent infringement suit against D R Burton
Trudell Medical International (TMI) – based in Ontario, Canada – has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Pitt County company D R Burton Healthcare. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 2, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

New York Accuses Insys of Deceptively Marketing Opioid New York Accuses Insys of Deceptively Marketing Opioid
Insys Therapeutics Inc's legal woes deepened on Thursday as New York's attorney general filed a lawsuit seeking at least $75 million from the company, which he said deceptively promoted a fentanyl-based cancer pain medicine for unsafe uses.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Girl, 6, Becomes First Recipient of Medical Marijuana in Texas
A girl aged six made history on Thursday after she became the first person in Texas to legally receive cannabis for medical purposes, more than two years after state lawmakers legalized the use of medical marijuana in specific circumstances under the Texas Compassionate Use Act. The young girl, whose identity has not been revealed, was given the medical marijuana by a nurse in order to treat her epilepsy. According to the Texas Tribune, the girl was given a cannabis oil with low levels of the main mind-altering ingredient known as THC and high levels of a non-euphoric component called cannabidiol (CBD). The medical marij...
Source: TIME: Health - February 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kate Samuelson Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Marijuana onetime Source Type: news

UNISON ’s women’s conference opens in Liverpool today
UNISON’s 2018 women’s conference opened today (Friday) at the BT Convention Centre in Liverpool. Women make up more than 75% of UNISON’s membership, so the conference presents the ideal opportunity to debate the ongoing challenges and obstacles that women face in modern Britain. Issues such as misogyny, online abuse and low pay will be discussed during the three-day conference. Workshops will also be held to support members, covering topics such as your legal rights when trying to create a work/life balance, mental health issues in the workplace and what can be done to reduce the impact of Brexit on women...
Source: UNISON Health care news - February 2, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Siobhan Cooley Tags: Article 2018 Women's Conference carillion gender pay gap Source Type: news

How to Keep Drivers With Dementia Off the Road
In-person license renewal and driver vision testing laws are more effective than mandatory doctor reporting of patients with dementia, researchers found. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

SHAMELESS: No Democrats or left-leaning publishers denounce shocking abuses of power detailed in FISA memo release
(Natural News) The FISA memo release describes a shocking series of criminal abuses of power at the highest levels of the FBI and DOJ — all under Obama. As the memo reveals, not only did top FBI and DOJ officials conspire to defraud the FISA court in order to illegally spy on American citizens, the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Who’s named in the FISA memo? James Comey, Rod Rosenstein and more…
(Natural News) The just-released “FISA memo” did more than simply detail Obama administration abuses of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court by politicized, ranking members of the FBI and Justice Department. It also named names. The memo noted that on Oct. 21, 2016 the DOJ and FBI sought and received a FISA probable cause order authorizing electronic... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drug companies accused of unfair tactics to stall generic meds
Lawmakers are considering a bill to address what President Trump called a top priority in his State of the Union speech: lowering prescription drug prices. Critics say some drug companies who want to hold onto their exclusive sales of a brand-name drug – and their profits – are playing games to stave off generic competitors, leaving patients out in the cold. Anna Werner reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lawsuit alleges DuPont, Chemours disregarded tests and illegal dumping in North Carolina River
Amid continued concern over GenX and its presence in the Cape Fear River – the main drinking water source for Wilmington, North Carolina and surrounding areas – a consolidated class action alleges that DuPont and former wholly-owned subsidiary Chemours disregarded tests and illegally dumped the chemical.  The complaint was filed late Wednesday by newly appointed co -lead counsel for the class Cohen Milstein Sellers& Toll and Susman Godfrey. DuPont, now DowDupont (NYSE: DWDP) after a recent… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 2, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

UNISON ’s women’s conference opens in Liverpool
Speaking at the annual women’s conference in Liverpool today (Friday), UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “In recent months a lid has been lifted on a sordid and seedy world, one we hoped we’d left behind. A world where rich and powerful men see women as objects, play things, and pawns in their quest for control. “From the dressing rooms of Hollywood, to the corridors of Westminster, we’ve heard horrific tales of abuse, exploitation and denigration. A depressing picture where name-calling and online abuse are shrugged off as banter, and swept under the carpet as too tough to tackle. &...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - February 2, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Siobhan Cooley Tags: Press release 2018 Women's Conference Liverpool Source Type: news

FISA memo released — bombshell report reveals MASSIVE Deep State conspiracy to keep Donald Trump out of the White House
(Natural News) As expected, the so-called “FISA memo” was released at noon on Friday, revealing serial abuses of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court by upper echelon officials in the FBI and Justice Department to prevent Donald J. Trump from becoming president, and to undermine him after he defeated Hillary Clinton in November 2016. Per Fox News,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Crazy California lawmakers to begin treating homeschooling parents like they are all child abusers
(Natural News) Just when you think the idiot Democrats who run the state of California with an iron fist have outdone their lunacy, they double and triple down on it. In recent years the state’s Democrats have infringed on parental rights by imposing a vaccine mandate in which no one could opt their children out... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Democrats’ hatred of America is what keeps us divided, not Trump-Republican “America first” mantra
(Natural News) When Republican lawmakers and a few others on the Democratic side of the U.S. Capitol Building chanted “U-S-A! U-S-A!” at one point during President Donald J. Trump’s first State of the Union Address this week, it was too much for amnesty-loving, race-baiting Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill. He got up and stormed out of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Judge criticises investigators in harmed baby case
A high court judge has heavily criticised the Nursing and Midwifery Council for what she described as the regulator’s “superficial approach” and “flawed” investigation of a nurse suspected of harming her 14 week old baby. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - February 2, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

What Works Best to Keep Drivers With Dementia Off the Road
FRIDAY, Feb. 2, 2018 -- Don't count on physicians to keep drivers with dementia off the roads, a new study cautions. In-person license renewal and driver vision testing laws are more effective than mandatory doctor reporting of patients with... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 2, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Breast density laws mystify primary care providers
Almost half of primary care providers don't feel prepared to respond to patient...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Rads conflicted about additional dense breast imaging ARRS: Don't underestimate breast US in cancer arsenal Breaking BI-RADS: Breast density measures vary widely How do breast density laws affect radiology practice? How clear are breast density notification letters? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 2, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

The role of a forensic pathologist in armed conflict - Peerwani N.
Wars and armed conflicts by their very nature are cruel and ruthless. In the 17th century, the Dutch jurist Hugo Grotius, widely regarded as the father of public international law, wrote in The Rights of War and Peace Book 3, Chapter 1:VI that "wars, for t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Comparison of injury patterns in consensual and nonconsensual sex: is it possible to determine if consent was given? - Song SH, Fernandes JR.
Matters of sexual consent and sexual assault are hotly debated issues among professionals and laypersons alike. A widespread misconception of sexual assault is that most victims of sexual assault sustain significant physical trauma. It is the purpose of th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

New York accuses Insys of deceptively marketing opioid
(Reuters) - New York's attorney general on Thursday filed a lawsuit against Insys Therapeutics Inc seeking $75 million from the pharmaceutical company, which he said deceptively promoted a powerful fentanyl-based cancer pain medicine for unsafe uses. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Court dismisses class action suit against InfuSystem
The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California has dismissed a class action lawsuit against InfuSystem (NYSE:INFU) alleging that the company, its ex-CEO and former chief finance executive violated federal securities laws by misleading investors with its financial statements. The case was brought against InfuSystem in Nov. 2016, after the company and its former CEO, Eric Steen, alongside former CFO Jonathan Foster, informed investors that its financial statements dating back to 2015 couldn’t be relied upon. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Court dis...
Source: Mass Device - February 1, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Drug-Device Combinations Hospital Care Legal News Pharmaceuticals Wall Street Beat InfuSystem Source Type: news

Pro Bono: Fatigue and Sleep Deprivation in EMS
Managing the risks & liability of sleep deprivation in EMS Fatigue brought on by sleep deprivation can lead to serious and even tragic mistakes for EMS practitioners. The U.S. Department of Transportation identifies fatigue as the number one safety problem in transportation operations, costing more than $12 billion a year. Sleepy drivers can be as dangerous as alcohol-impaired drivers, and the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that in 2015, more than 72,000 police reported crashes involved drowsy drivers. These crashes led to 41,000 injuries and more than 800 deaths.1 P. Daniel Patte...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - February 1, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Steve Wirth, Esq., EMT-P Tags: Columns Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

Lawmakers Put Medical Skills to Work After Train Crash
CROZET, Va. (AP) — Republican members of Congress with medical experience put their skills to work after a train carrying dozens of them crashed into a garbage truck in rural Virginia, killing one person in the truck and injuring others. The lawmakers were on their way to a strategy retreat in the countryside when the collision occurred around 11:20 a.m. Wednesday in Crozet, about 125 miles (200 kilometers) southwest of Washington. No serious injuries were reported aboard the chartered Amtrak train, which set out from the nation's capital with lawmakers, family members and staff for the luxury Greenbrier resort in W...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - February 1, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Alan Fram and Heidi Brown, Associated Press Tags: Major Incidents News Source Type: news

Mark Casey Joins Mallinckrodt as General Counsel
Brings expertise in intellectual property, regulatory and legal strategy STAINES-UPON-THAMES, United Kingdom, Feb. 1, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Mallinckrodt plc (NYSE: MNK), a leading global specialty pharmaceutical company, tod... Biopharmaceuticals, Personnel Mallinckrodt (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - February 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Alfie Evans: Continuing life support 'futile'
Alfie Evans' father broke down as a court heard his 20-month-old son's life expectancy was limited. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway And JP Morgan Could Disrupt U.S. Health Care And Capitalism As We Know It
The CEOs of Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JP Morgan —are forming a new health care company “free from profit-making incentives and constraints.” It sounds like a game-changing mega-B Corporation, a company legally obligated to serve society, not just shareholders. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jay Coen Gilbert, Contributor Source Type: news

Philosophy of science isn't pointless chin-stroking – it makes us better scientists
Understanding causal inference, one aspect of philosophy of science, is key to making our research reliable… the worst part of philosophy is the philosophy of science; the only people, as far as I can tell, that read work by philosophers of science are other philosophers of science.”This is the view of Arizona State University physicist Lawrence Krauss, author of the 2012 bookA Universe from Nothing. He is certainly not the only physicist to be critical of the philosophy of science. Richard Feynman, who shared the 1965 Nobel prize in physics for his work on quantum field theory, claimed that the “philoso...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 1, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Marcus Munafo and George Davey Smith Tags: Science Philosophy Research Source Type: news

California May Slap Cancer Warning on Coffee, But Should Java Lovers Panic?
THURSDAY, Feb. 1, 2018 -- A lawsuit working its way through California's courts could mean that the Golden State's coffee shops might have to post cancer warnings for the beloved beverage. But cancer and toxicology experts say that's no reason to... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 1, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

LGBT History Month helps us challenge prejudice
February is LGBT History Month – a chance to celebrate LGBT lives and culture in order to challenge prejudice and build equality. This year sees the 30th anniversary of the UK government passing Section 28, the notorious piece of legislation that prohibited local authorities from “promoting homosexuality” in schools. It left unable to help distressed young people – and not even knowing whether they could mention Oscar Wilde. Forty years ago Harvey Milk, the first out gay councilor in the USA, was murdered. but on a brighter note, the rainbow flag is also 40 years old, while Sarah Walter’s lesb...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - February 1, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article News equality lesbian gay bisexual and transgender LGBT Source Type: news

CDC Policy Research and Surveillance Fellowship
Fellowship with the Applied Research and Translation (ART) team's portfolio of policy research. Activities will primarily focus on policy research, policy surveillance, and evidence-based policy analyses and will fall broadly within the areas of legal research and science to support the team's work. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - February 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

South Africa:Case Postponed - Lichtenburg Man Who Fired At Protesters Killing Teen Said to Have Cancer
[News24Wire] The case against a gunman accused of opening fire on a group of protesters and killing a 15-year-old boy in the farming town of Lichtenburg has been postponed by the town's magistrate's court as the accused's cancer diagnosis had made it difficult for him to attend the proceedings. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 1, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Singapore vaping ban: My last legal puff
One Singapore vaper shares his thoughts on the ban on e-cigarettes. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Two U.S. lawmakers voice concerns over Philip Morris tobacco trials
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two Democratic U.S. senators said they have fresh concerns over clinical trials conducted by Philip Morris International Inc as it seeks U.S. clearance to market its iQOS electronic tobacco product as less risky than cigarettes, according to statements both senators provided to Reuters. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Exclusive: With Roman law doctrine, India moves to stub out tobacco industry rights
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Indian government is pushing the Supreme Court to apply a rarely used doctrine that would strip the $11 billion tobacco industry's legal right to trade, an effort aimed at deterring tobacco companies from challenging tough new regulations. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Varian to Acquire Embattled Sirtex for $1.3B
Varian Medical Systems has revealed plans to acquire interventional oncology specialist Sirtex Medical for $1.3 billion. The proposed acquisition comes about a year after the New South Wales, Australia-based company fired CEO Gilman Wong, following an investigation into his share trading. In January 2017, the Sydney Morning Herald reported Wong was terminated after an investigation revealed he received $2.1 million from the sale of shares in Sirtex about one day after he told investors at the company’s annual general meeting that the company expected “double-digit” dose sales in 2017. Wong was replaced ...
Source: MDDI - February 1, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Medical Device Business Source Type: news

Two U.S. lawmakers voice concerns over Philip Morris tobacco trials
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two Democratic U.S. senators said they have fresh concerns over clinical trials conducted by Philip Morris International Inc as it seeks U.S. clearance to market its iQOS electronic tobacco product as less risky than cigarettes, according to statements both senators provided to Reuters. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Medical Community Has Sparse Reaction to State of the Union Medical Community Has Sparse Reaction to State of the Union
Despite comments from some corners about the opioid epidemic, drug prices, and right-to-try laws, many medical organizations have stayed out of the fray.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Pelvic Massage Can Be Legitimate, but Not in Larry Nassar ’ s Hands
A form of physical therapy called pelvic floor physical therapy uses internal vaginal soft tissue manipulation to relieve pelvic pain and other problems. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RONI CARYN RABIN Tags: Pelvis Physical Therapy Women and Girls Muscles Massage Gymnastics Pregnancy and Childbirth Nassar, Lawrence G (1963- ) Source Type: news

Ohio AG 'encouraged' after start of opioid lawsuit talks
Ohio's attorney general says he's encouraged by the start of talks to pursue a settlement with pharmaceutical companies and distributors facing more than 250 federal lawsuits over the nation's opioid epidemic (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Doctors who object to assisted dying and other treatments on moral grounds must give referrals, court says
An Ontario court says doctors who have a moral or religious objection to treatments such as assisted dying, contraception or abortions have to refer patients to another doctor who can provide the service. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Phoenix lawyer, frustrated with his own pain, invents self-massager to help with hand, arm pain from overuse
When Craig Olschansky, a Phoenix-based lawyer and business owner began to have severe nerve problems and pain in his hand from a back injury, he was left with what he felt were two bad options: extensive surgery or medication. “I needed to be able to function like a human,” Olschansky said. To him, medication and surgery weren't going to cut it. He began to experiment with relief products and squeeze balls, and gained some promising pain relief but still faced limitations. He found it impossible… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 31, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Kara Carlson Source Type: news

Phoenix lawyer, frustrated with his own pain, invents self-massager to help with hand, arm pain from overuse
When Craig Olschansky, a Phoenix-based lawyer and business owner began to have severe nerve problems and pain in his hand from a back injury, he was left with what he felt were two bad options: extensive surgery or medication. “I needed to be able to function like a human,” Olschansky said. To him, medication and surgery weren't going to cut it. He began to experiment with relief products and squeeze balls, and gained some promising pain relief but still faced limitations. He found it impossible… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 31, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Kara Carlson Source Type: news

Vape Shops Sue to Block U.S. Regulation Covering E-cigarettes Vape Shops Sue to Block U.S. Regulation Covering E-cigarettes
A group of vape shops in five U.S. states on Tuesday announced a trio of lawsuits challenging a rule adopted by the Food and Drug Administration that allows the regulator to treat e-cigarettes and similar devices like cigarettes.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Ireland to Hold Abortion Referendum at the End of May Ireland to Hold Abortion Referendum at the End of May
Ireland's government on Monday proposed holding a referendum to liberalize the country's abortion regime at the end of May, offering voters the first opportunity in 35 years to overhaul some of the world's strictest laws.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

It ’s Almost Impossible to Get an Abortion in Poland. These Women Crossed the Border to Germany for Help
Dr. Janusz Rudzinski talks on the phone to a woman seeking an abortion as he performs the procedure in Prenzlau, Germany, in March 2017. It’s Almost Impossible to Get an Abortion in Poland. These Women Crossed the Border to Germany for Help By ALEXANDRA SIFFERLIN Photographs by KASIA STREK Kaja was happy to be pregnant. She had experienced two miscarriages in the past, and was hopeful for her third pregnancy. But when she started having severe pain, she knew things weren’t going as planned. She was already suffering a host of complications. Her doctor in Poland prescribed her the drug progesterone, meant to for...
Source: TIME: Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Time Tags: abortion Poland abortion Poland abortion 2017 Poland abortion ban Poland abortion germany Poland abortion laws Poland abortion protest Poland abortion protests Poland abortion statistics Poland black Monday Poland illegal abortion Source Type: news