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Birth control pills – CBS News

The Supreme Court will weigh in on contraceptive coverage under the nation's health care law this term, agreeing to hear a case involving the Obamacare rule requiring large companies to help pay for their employees' birth control. The high court will review whether the Trump administration was on solid ground when it gave religious employers and universities broader religious and moral exemptions to the Obamacare contraception mandate, which requires health care plans to offer free birth control

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Little Sisters of the Poor return to court to fight birth control mandate – National Catholic Reporter

The Little Sisters of the Poor are back in court litigating the birth control mandate of the 2010 Affordable Care Act, which the sisters claim forces them to act contrary to their faith. Seen as one of the signature achievements of the Obama administration, the ACA, also known as Obamacare, requires most employers to provide free birth control coverage to their employees through their health insurance plans

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‘My Body, My Choice’ Applies To Teens And Birth Control Too – Scary Mommy

Sarah Pflug/Burst As a mother to three teenagers, I know my kids arent going to come to me with every single thing that is happening in their lives. I can only hope that the hundreds of times Ive told them they are the most important thing to me, and that they can confide in me, they have heard me. I also remind them there is no issue that is off limits between us, hoping it will sink in.

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Wait, Whats the Connection Between Birth Control and Weight Gain? – Yahoo Lifestyle

Your friend from work swears that she figured out why she suddenly packed on four extra pounds last month: She started a new type of birth control pill. This is a story youve heard beforewe know, we have toobut lets put it to rest once and for all

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Women taking hormonal contraceptives have reduced perseverance on cognitive tasks, study finds – PsyPost

New research provides more evidence that hormonal birth control pills can negatively impact womens cognitive performance. The study, published in the journal Hormones and Behavior, found that women taking contraceptive pills tend to have reduced perseverance when completing both simple and complex cognitive tasks.

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ISU bringing hope and health to the world – Idaho State University

MERIDIAN A team of Idaho State University physician assistant students and staff are making a difference in the Dominican Republic. Jared Papa, clinical assistant professor at ISU, and a local dentist discussed partnering together, as well as with the G3 Foundation an international non-profit organization dedicated to treating dental disease within indigent populations to make a trip possible. Papa, other faculty, and six PA students travel to the Dominican Republic each year to provide much needed medical care to patients of all ages, in cooperation with local clinicians, dentists and other medical professionals

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From the A-J’s pages: Motor Fuels workers in Levelland vote to join union – LubbockOnline.com

Adam Young ThursdayJan23,2020at9:31AM 25 years ago: WASHINGTON - The Justice Department sued California, Pennsylvania and Illinois on Monday, contending they violated a new federal law that seeks to simplify voter registration.

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Last Saturday’s marches Women’s March and March for Life highlight differing opinions on abortion and history – Argonaut

Two days in January, just one day apart, mark historic national events which echo across America both have made their way to Moscow. The Womens March was born on Jan. 21, 2017, the day after President Trumps inauguration

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18 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend – The New York Times

[Read about the events that our other critics have chosen for the week ahead.] THE LIFE AND TIMES OF ALVIN BALTROP at the Bronx Museum of the Arts (through Feb. 9).

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A new contraceptive gel for men could revolutionise birth control – and this Manchester couple are testing it – Manchester Evening News

For decades women have mostly shouldered the burden when it comes to birth control.

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Bills to roll back abortion restrictions adopted under Republican control advance in General Assembly – Roanoke Times

RICHMOND Virginia Democrats have advanced legislation to the floors of the House of Delegates and Senate that would dismantle abortion restrictions Republicans put in place over the past two decades. Loosening abortion restrictions was among top agenda items for newly empowered Democrats, who have control of both state chambers and the executive branch for the first time in 26 years.

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Population Control Isn’t the Answer to Climate Change. Capitalism Is. – Reason

"We are in the beginning of a mass extinction, and all you can talk about is money and fairy tales of eternal economic growth," said climate activist andTime magazine person-of-the-year Greta Thunberg before the United Nations in the summer of 2019. "How dare you!" Some praised Thunberg's performance as a stinging rebuke to the rich and powerful for failing to put the survival of the planet above their own needs

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THE WEEK IN REVIEW | Local News – The Harvell gazette

Mayor to launch ward council campaign After more than 50 years, Haverhill's traditional form of city government could be dissolving come November this according to Mayor James Fiorentini, who has hinted at his plan for a new let the people vote campaign in support of ward council representation. During his inaugural address from City Hall after taking his historic ninth oath of office, Fiorentini voiced his support for a shift from the current model of government, a nine-member City Council, to a mix of district and at-large councilors. It's important that every neighborhood has a seat at the table, Fiorentini told the crowd.

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Urgent action needed to stop locust invasion in eastern Africa – The New Humanitarian

A donor conference in Rome next weekwill be asked to pledge $70 million to tackle a plague of desert locusts critically threatening rural livelihoods in a region where tens of millions of people already face extreme hunger.

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Global Infertility Treatment Industry – PRNewswire

NEW YORK, Jan. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Infertility Treatment market worldwide is projected to grow by US$978.5 Million, driven by a compounded growth of 7.6%. Equipment, one of the segments analyzed and sized in this study, displays the potential to grow at over 7.8%.

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Female Infertility Diagnosis and Treatment Market is Set to Show Magnificent Growth by Forecast 2026 with Focusing on Eminent Players-…

ReportsWeb delivers well-researched industry-wide information on the Female Infertility Diagnosis and Treatment market. It studies the markets essential aspects such as top participants, expansion strategies, business models, and other market features to gain improved market insights

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Photo of negative pregnancy test after ‘1,200 days of trying’ hits home for thousands – Yahoo News

Photo of negative pregnancy test after '1,200 days of trying' hits home for thousands originally appeared on goodmorningamerica.com A woman who shared a photo of her negative pregnancy test is inspiring others to keep fighting as they try for the baby they've always wanted. Tara Engelberg, 33, a "mama in waiting" from Denver, Colorado, has often shared her infertility journey with over 2,000 followers. But it was her post on Jan

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The Facts: Women, Age and Fertility – THISDAY Newspapers

AGE RELATED INFERTILITY(ARI)Part 1 Scientific evidence shows thatin women,fertility peaks in mid 20sand starts a steep decline in mid 30s despitethisso many people still postponestarting a family.Somemodern womenwant tofocus on education,buildtheircareer,and of course some wantstable financial base, or theright manmay not be coming,so the need to wait forthe perfect partner. Whatever the reasonsfor delaying parenthood are, it is however unfortunate that the natural clock doesnt stop ticking hence the human body keeps aging inevitably.It is a fact that in todays society, inability to conceive due to age is becoming much more common because women arewaiting until their 30s and 40s to have children.

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Polio Remains Threat in Militant-hit Areas of Afghanistan and Pakistan – VOA News

WASHINGTON - Afghanistan and Pakistan witnessed a spike in reported polio cases last year, further highlighting what local officials call an imminent threat to the border region between the two countries caused by militant threats and misinformation. 2019 has really been a bad year for polio eradication in Pakistan, Rana Muhammad Safdar, Pakistan national coordinator for polio eradication, told VOA. Misconceptions about the vaccination and polio eradication are seen as a Western agenda especially after the Shakil Afridi episode, said Safdar, referring to a Pakistani doctor who allegedly helped the CIA to track and ultimately kill Osama Bin Laden in 2011 through a fake hepatitis vaccination program.

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WHAT WE NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CANCER TREATMENTS? – Khaleej Times

Following the first episode last week, here is more information on managing and seeing yourself through the journey of cancer treatment.

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Governor’s budget bill includes host of proposed laws – Rome Sentinel

ALBANY (AP) New York Gov. Andrew M

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Surrogacy is Increasingly Accepted as Just One More Way to Grow a Family, says Global Surrogacy Services – Benzinga

The Los Angeles-based agency comments on a recent article that going through an agency provides a safer and smoother journey for intended parents and surrogates alike. LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) January 18, 2020 A December 24 article in The Salt Lake Tribune reports on the growing acceptance of surrogacy and the safeguards that are increasingly protecting everyone involved in the process of bringing a new child into the world.

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You Won’t Believe This Creepy Theory About Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s Daughter – Showbiz Cheat Sheet

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are famous celebrity parents, with a beautiful home, a happy family, and seemingly unending wealth. Although the couple does occasionally do controversial things, they have overcome every obstacle put in their path with relative ease and a heaping helping of cool.

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Governor of New York Promises Legal Surrogacy in 2020 – FSSPX.News

The Bishops of the New York State Catholic Conference, USA, responded to the executives plan to legalize surrogacy in 2020. In the United States, surrogacy has a name that could have come from the newspeak described in 1984 by George Orwell, since it speaks of gestational surrogacy. This practice is defined by its promoters as an agreement according to which a woman agrees to submit to pregnancy and childbirth, for another future parent, explains the California Center for Reproductive Medicine (CACRM).

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‘My heart breaks’: Mother-of-two dies after giving birth to second surrogate baby – Essential Baby

Photo: Go Fund Me A US mother-of-two who was acting as a surrogate for a friend has died after experiencing complications during the birth. It was the second time Michelle Reaves of California had carried a baby for the family.

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