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Having an abortion can greatly increase a woman's risk of cardiovascular diseases, a new study finds.   

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This time of year, pollen often becomes public enemy number one. The sneezing, itchy eyes, and scratchy throat are often blamed on pollen from colorful flowers like roses or daffodils, but the truth is, not many people are allergic to flowers. People who suffer from seasonal allergies are usually struggling with pollen from trees, weeds, grass, or often, all three.

Ancient Remedies

Alternative medicine is a type of treatment that continues to grow in popularity. Often it includes treatments that aren't new and some people might even call them ancient. 

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Polyphenols, found in certain plant foods are considered very good for the body because of the protection they provide from damage that often comes with aging. In addition to fighting the many negative effects of aging, research shows these compounds can also reduce the risk of heart disease and other leading causes of death.

Melanie Salazar of the group Progressive Anti-Abortion Uprising protests the abortion pill outside the Supreme Court, March 26, 2024. (AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades)

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday about whether the U.S. Food and Drug Administration should restore safety regulations on mifepristone, the so-called abortion pill, specifically three mandatory in-person doctor visits. When the agency removed those requirements in 2016 and 2021, the pills became widely available by mail.  

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In what many consider to be the most important abortion case before the nation's highest court since the end of Roe vs. Wade, Tuesday the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments surrounding the abortion pill mifepristone, also known as mifeprex.  At issue is whether the U.S. Food and Drug Administration overreached when it removed safeguards that made the drug more accessible, and whether those safeguards need to be reinstated.

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New questions are emerging about controversial transgender medical experiments on minors in America after the United Kingdom reached a major decision on the issue.

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England's National Health Service (NHS) announced it will no longer prescribe puberty-blocking drugs to children at gender identity clinics citing there "is not enough evidence of safety and clinical effectiveness."

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Former MLB Star Darryl Strawberry says he has "a lot to be grateful for" after celebrating his 62nd birthday Tuesday–just a few hours after suffering a heart attack. 

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Virginia and South Carolina are two of the latest states to consider legalizing easier access to marijuana.  While these moves tend to be seen as financial windfalls, there is growing pushback from many doctors, parents, and former addicts.