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The biggest increases have come from some groups who in the past were far less likely to have babies: highly educated women, those over 40, and women who have never been married.
The Trump administration announced a new “conscience and religious freedom” office to protect health workers who object to providing abortions or some types of contraception.
Mike Magee When America’s politicians and business leaders elected to promote a free-enterprise approach to health delivery services in the immediate post-WWII period, they were choosing a course diametrically opposed to not only our Allies, but also our enemies at the time. We rejected serious health care planning. Instead we chose to directly and indirectly…
The virus is widespread, and the vaccine is a poor match. But while some areas are hit hard, others have been spared, and deaths are not unusually common this season.
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