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Planned Parenthood plays important role

In its exposé, Live Action called 97 Planned Parenthood clinics across the nation, posing as a customer and asking about prenatal care services. Planned Parenthood supporters say those clinics aren't equipped to handle so many patients. "It's amusing because they believe that Planned Parenthood here in the Valley does abortions, and that's completely false information". Gundrey disagrees, because women, at least in La Plata County, have access to health care providers that can make up for ...

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Jeunghun Wang targets Masters debut after Qatar Masters victory

That opened the door for Joakim Lagergren and Jaco Van Zyl, who went round in 66 and 68 respectively to force a play-off. Lagergren reeled off five birdies in a row - and seven in total - to take a share of the lead, but was unable to add another at the extra hole, where he was unable to hole a 25-foot birdie putt.

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Flu season may have peaked in Douglas County

Kansas is now experiencing widespread influenza activity, with increased influenza cases seen in most regions of the state. "We've had, and continue to have, daily admissions from our emergency department of patients presenting with flu and flu-like symptoms".

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Legal fight expected over Arkansas ban on abortion procedure

Gov. Hutchinson, also a Republican, signed it into law only hours later. "It is one that no civilized society should embrace", said State Rep. Andy Mayberry, R-Hensley, earlier this week, according to Arkansas Online . The law takes effect 90 days after the current regular legislative session ends. Abortion has historically been a contentious issue in the United States, but pro-abortion rights groups are especially anxious now that they are facing a GOP-controlled Congress and Republican ...

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Melissa Benoit lived for six days without either of her lungs

Dr Shaf Keshavjee, surgeon-in-chief, Sprott Department of Surgery at University Health Network (UHN), said: "This was bold and very challenging, but Melissa was dying before our eyes". She needed to have kidney dialysis. "And literally within minutes - it was probably around 20 minutes after having taken those infected lungs out - her blood pressure normalised, and they could remove all the blood pressure-supporting drugs and just leave her on the pumps that were providing the circulation", ...

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Skin Cancer Diagnosis Using AI: Neural Network Pits Against Dermatologists

After completing the translations, researchers sifted through the images and made about 130,000 selections to represent 2,000 diseases. The system is on par with the experts in detecting different types of skin cancers from benign skin lesions to melanomas.