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The Virginia Board of Health has given final approval to strict new regulations that abortion-rights supporters claim would force most of Virginia's 20 abortion clinics to close. After Friday's 11-2 vote, some opponents of the regulations shouted...
ReporterTexas Governor Rick Perry brought his presidential campaign to Virginia, with two stops Wednesday in the Commonwealth. In a speech to students at Liberty University, Perry sidestepped recent criticism with a personal address about his Texas roots, and...
ReporterTeen pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases, abstinence; tough topics included in a bill making its way through the General Assembly. The Senate passed a bill requiring each school district to adopt the state's Standards of Learning for family life...
As Illinois lawmakers prepare to vote on comprehensive sex education for Illinois' youth (House Bill 2675), they should consider the experience of a young woman who was victimized twice — once by a rapist and again by the inaccurate, ideologically...
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends Plan B for all sexually active adolescents, giving tacit approval to promiscuous lifestyles. The Centers for Disease Control estimates that there are 700,000 new cases of gonorrhea in the U.S. annually, with...
After four years treating and serving patients in Boynton Beach, Genesis Community Health Center, a nonprofit agency providing health care to the under served and uninsured in Palm Beach County, will add a new satellite location in Delray Beach, within...
For some babies, the liquid is life saving. Now more will be able to receive human breast milk when the area's first milk depot — a place where nursing moms can drop off donated breast milk for other women's infants — opens Tuesday at...
When the international child welfare organization Save The Children began crunching the data for its latest report on mortality rates of newborn babies, it came up with a locally stunning finding: Of the largest counties in the United States, Lehigh...
Here's a sobering fact: More than 110 million people in the United States, which is more than one-third of the population, currently have a sexually transmitted disease. In 2010 alone, more than 8,000 Orange County residents were newly diagnosed with an...
— For decades, some public schools in Illinois have taught only abstinence in sex education classes. Now a proposal one step from the governor's desk would require that birth control information be included by schools that choose to teach about...
Rabies prevention The Department of Health offers information on how to prevent the spread of rabies and what to do in the event of exposure. Rabies is most often seen in raccoons, bats, foxes and skunks. Information: 410-222-7168 or visit aahealth.org....
April is sexually transmitted disease Awareness Month, an annual event calling attention to STDs in the United States. This month-long observance provides individuals, doctors, and community-based organizations an opportunity to address ways to prevent...
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