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Oregon identifies first pediatric monkeypox case

Aug. 17, 2022 17:21 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon health officials said Wednesday that the state has identified its first pediatric case of the monkeypox virus. The case is linked to an adult monkeypox infection that was diagnosed in July, the Oregon Health Authority said in a statement. ...

Doctor's lawyer defends steps in 10-year-old girl's abortion

Jul. 15, 2022 07:42 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The lawyer for an Indiana doctor at the center of a political firestorm after speaking out about a 10-year-old child abuse victim who traveled from Ohio for an abortion said Thursday that her client provided proper treatment and did not violate any patient privacy laws in...

Biden team strains to flex muscles in abortion fight

Jun. 28, 2022 20:41 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's top health official said Tuesday that “every option is on the table” when it comes to helping women access abortion in the wake of the Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade. But the gap between outrage over the ruling and the...