JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge who struck down Mississippi's 15-week abortion ban last year is hearing arguments about a new law that puts the ban even earlier. The law would prohibit most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, at about six weeks, when many women may not know they're pregnant. Republican...
Read about medical advances and research in Seattle and worldwide. Topics include treatments; surgery; diseases such as Zika; studies of the human brain, heart and cancer; mental health; drugs and vaccinations; and Medicare, the Veterans Administration (VA) and the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. Institutions include the Hutch, UW Medicine, Harborview, Virginia Mason, Group Health and Swedish.
The new death-modeling method, which experts said has never been peer-reviewed and is not scientifically sound, would most likely be used by the Trump administration...
U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear medical malpractice case for death at Bremerton military hospital
Walter Daniel, whose wife died hours after giving birth, had challenged a doctrine that bars active-duty military members from suing the federal government for injuries.