New mothers and babies often detained in Slovak hospitals
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New mothers and babies often detained in Slovak hospitals

An AP investigation has found that women and their newborns in Slovakia are often unjustifiably detained in hospitals across the European Union country, breaking its own laws and leaving Roma women vulnerable to racist abuse and physical violence

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Roma mothers held in Slovak hospitals against their will
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Roma mothers held in Slovak hospitals against their will

An AP investigation has found that women and their newborns in Slovakia are often unjustifiably detained in hospitals across the European Union country, breaking its own laws and leaving Roma women vulnerable to racist abuse and physical violence

Grant program helps keep Adams County students healthy
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Grant program helps keep Adams County students healthy

Funds from Blessing Hospital, Quincy Medical Group and the Adams County Medical Society are matched by fundraising efforts by the alliance, a group of physician spouses, to provide the grants launched some 10 years ago when school funding was being cut.

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New Hampshire health coverage sign-ups lag as deadline nears

Fewer people in New Hampshire have signed up for insurance under former President Barack Obama's health care law this year as the enrollment deadline nears

Expert picked in suit over health care in Arizona's prisons
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Expert picked in suit over health care in Arizona's prisons

A judge presiding in a settlement over the quality of health care in Arizona's prisons has appointed an expert to examine the method for determining whether the state is making the changes it promised to make to inmate care

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Report: US health spending hits $3.5T but growth slows

Government report: US health tab hits $3.5 trillion last year, or $10,739 per person, but growth slows

1st baby born using uterus transplanted from deceased donor
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1st baby born using uterus transplanted from deceased donor

Brazilian doctors report world's first baby using a uterus transplanted from a deceased donor

Could anyone have stopped gene-edited babies experiment?
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Could anyone have stopped gene-edited babies experiment?

Scientific consensus and regulations in much of the world prohibit making genetic changes that could be passed to future generations. But nothing stopped the Chinese researcher from helping to make the world's first gene-edited babies.

US urged to send Ebola experts in as Congo outbreak worsens
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US urged to send Ebola experts in as Congo outbreak worsens

US urged to send its Ebola experts back to Congo outbreak despite fears about security concerns

Fear that uproar over gene-edited babies could block science
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Fear that uproar over gene-edited babies could block science

The uproar over the unproven report of gene-edited births in China has researchers elsewhere worried about a backlash