Argentina Grants Female ID To 6-Year-Old Transgender Boy

By | Fri, 10/11/2013 - 10:57

Argentina granted transgender 6-year-old Lulu a female identification card. She may be the youngest person in the world to legally change her gender identity.


Lawyers' Epidemic: Kentucky Attorney Suicides Revive Stunning Statistic, Lawyers 6 Times More Likely Than Others To Kill Themselves

By | Wed, 06/05/2013 - 15:10

Despite the suicides of a dozen Kentucky lawyers in the last three years, members of the legal profession continue to view depression and anxiety as commonplace.

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Victory For Planned Parenthood: Supreme Court Declines Abortion Case; Non-Profit Will Continue To Receive Funding

By | Tue, 05/28/2013 - 12:27

The US Supreme Court on Tuesday prevented Indiana from cutting off federal funds to abortion provider Planned Parenthood.

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Governor Signs New Law for Abortion Clinics in Michigan

By | Sat, 12/29/2012 - 10:33

Michigan governor signed into law new rules for abortion providers that supporters say will protect the health of pregnant women but critics say will shutter clinics and restrict access.

Large Europe Majorities for Assisted Suicide: Survey

By | Fri, 11/30/2012 - 10:10

Large majorities of west Europeans favor the legalization of assisted suicide, now allowed only in four countries on the continent.

Tea Party Patriots rally calling for the repeal of the Obamacare

Five Republican Governors Reject State-Run Health Markets

By | Sat, 11/17/2012 - 14:51

Five Republican governors rejected on Friday a major provision of President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law.

U.S. Lawmakers Pledge Action After Meningitis Outbreak

By | Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:00

Lawmakers said they would alter the regulation of drug compounding pharmacies to prevent more crises like the recent meningitis outbreak.


U.S. Gives States More Time to Make Obama Health Law Decision

By | Fri, 11/16/2012 - 09:36

The federal government gave states another month to decide if they will operate insurance exchanges under the new U.S. healthcare law.

Meningitis Suits May Turn on How Injections Are Defined

By | Wed, 10/24/2012 - 11:39

Victims of a deadly U.S. meningitis outbreak are starting to sue the physicians and clinics that administered tainted steroid shots, and the success of the suits could hinge on whether judges decide the injections are subject to product liability or medical malpractice laws.

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Denmark Tightens Sperm Donation Law After "Donor 7042" Passes Rare Genetic Disease to 5 Babies

By | Tue, 09/25/2012 - 18:07

Denmark is tightening rules on sperm donation after a man, known only as "donor 7042" has passed a potentially severe genetic disorder to at least five of the children he fathered after a screening test at a fertility clinic failed to detect the mutation.


Asexual Man Who Cooked and Served His Own Genitals to Diners Charged for Indecent Exposure

By | Thu, 09/20/2012 - 17:11

The asexual man who had surgically removed his penis and testicles and proceeded to cooked and served them up to diners at a Japanese restaurant has been charged with indecent exposure.


UK Woman Jailed 8 Years for Late Term Abortion

By | Mon, 09/17/2012 - 13:38

A British woman who aborted her own baby within a week of its due date will spend eight years behind bars, the same as the average sentence for rape and longer than a manslaughter sentence.

Top Obama Health Adviser Admits "Mistake" in Political Probe

By | Thu, 09/13/2012 - 11:10

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius admits she made a mistake during remarks in February that investigators say violated a federal law restricting the political activities of government employees.

N.Y. Rabbis Will Defy Law On Ancient Circumcision Ritual Even After the Death of 2 Babies

By | Tue, 09/04/2012 - 17:16

Even after the deaths of two children and the injuries of many more, a group of ultra-Orthodox rabbis say that if a proposed law requiring parental consent for an ancient circumcision ritual is enacted they will defy it.

Health Groups Sue U.S. for Failing to Protect Food Supply

By | Thu, 08/30/2012 - 10:34

Two U.S. health and environment organizations sued the federal government on Wednesday for what the groups say is a failure to implement and enforce a new food safety law that could help prevent thousands of deaths caused by food-borne illnesses each year.