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Study: Texas birth control fell after Planned Parenthood cut

A study found that Texas saw a drop in women obtaining long-acting birth control after Republican leaders booted Planned Parenthood from a state women's health program in 2013, which researchers said may explain an increase in births among poor families.

FTC shuts down diet-pill distributor for alleged fake claims

The FTC alleges the defendants used affiliate marketers to send illegal spam emails and post banner ads so it looked like a news sites where celebrities, including Winfrey and members of syndicated television program "The Doctors," were interviewed by a consumer reporter instead of a paid advertiser.

First Travel-Related Zika Case Confirmed In Georgia

Press release First Travel-Related Zika Case Confirmed In Georgia ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is confirming the first travel related case of...

Former DA says he believes Bill Cosby can’t be prosecuted

The former district attorney who declined to arrest Bill Cosby on sex-crime charges a decade ago testified Tuesday that he essentially granted the comedian lifetime immunity from prosecution in the case.

WHO declares global emergency over Zika virus spread

The World Health Organization declared an international emergency on Monday over the explosive spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus, which is linked to birth defects in the Americas, saying it is an "extraordinary event."

Cosby calls himself mentor, more to accuser in criminal case

Bill Cosby's attraction to Andrea Constand began the moment he spied her across a Temple University gym in about 2002. The flirting — some would say grooming — began almost immediately.

Zika precautions urged for Georgia travelers and urgent warning for pregnant...

NEWS RELEASE FROM GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH January 29, 2016                                                         Zika Precautions Urged for Georgia Travelers  Urgent Zika Warning for Pregnant Women   ATLANTA –...

PETA: Turn ‘Silence of the Lambs’ house into animal museum

n animal rights group wants to convert the western Pennsylvania house used in the film "The Silence of the Lambs" into an empathy museum, where visitors could wear the skins of slain and abused animals.

Judge sides with ark-building group on tax incentive

A federal judge ruled Monday that Kentucky officials violated the ark builders' First Amendment protections by blocking it from the sales tax tourism incentive that could have been worth up to $18 million.

Miss Universe winner says next dream is to be a Bond...

The reigning Miss Universe has her eyes set on her next big dream: being a Bond girl.
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