Kansas abortion vote: Why recount with such a large margin?
Kansas has begun a partial hand recount of this month’s decisive statewide vote in favor of abortion rights (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Monkeypox can spread to pet dogs, doctors report
Health officials are warning people who are infected with monkeypox to stay away from household pets, since the animals could be at risk of catching the virus (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Honor or cultural appropriation? Hospital name spurs debate
While segregation was still casting its ugly shadow over the U.S., the Homer G (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Jill Biden tests positive for COVID-19, has 'mild' symptoms
First lady Jill Biden has tested positive for COVID-19 and is experiencing “mild symptoms.” (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

34-year-old woman is Iran's first monkeypox case
Iran's official IRNA news agency is reporting that authorities have announced the first case of monkeypox in the country (Source: ABC News: Health)
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South Carolina lawmakers consider near total abortion ban
A small group of South Carolina lawmakers have given their approval to a near total abortion ban that does not include exceptions for pregnancies’ caused by rape or incest (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Over-the-counter hearing aids expected this fall in US
U.S. regulators have finalized a long-awaited rule that's expected to allow millions of Americans to buy hearing aids without a prescription (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

New Scottish law makes period products free for all
A law has taken effect in Scotland to ensure period products are available free of charge to anyone who needs them (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Indonesian leader calls for unity, braces for global crises
Indonesia’s president has called on all citizens to remain united, vigilant and alert as they face crises caused by the war in Ukraine and coronavirus pandemic (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Gates eyes partnership with South Korea over global health
Bill Gates has called for South Korea to further step up in international efforts to prevent infectious diseases like COVID-19 as he stressed the need for the world to be better prepared for the next pandemic (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Gunmen kill 2 policemen escorting polio workers in Pakistan
Pakistani officials say that gunmen riding on motorcycles opened fire on police escorting a team of polio workers in the country's northwestern Pakistan, killing two policemen (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Abortion foes tap credit cards to get partial Kansas recount
Kansas plans to do a partial hand recount of this month’s decisive vote in favor of abortion rights that won’t change the outcome (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Abortion ruling prompts variety of reactions from states
When the U.S. Supreme Court in June overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 ruling that established a right to abortion, it sparked legal changes and court challenges in states nationwide (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

US offers more monkeypox vaccine to states and cities
U.S. officials said they are able to ship out more monkeypox vaccine doses than previously planned (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

WVa governor: Voters shouldn't decide abortion access issue
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has rejected a suggestion by Democrats to let voters decide whether abortion should continue to be allowed in the state (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news