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Inside the outbreak: Disaster medicine

Life | How doctors are preparing for the unthinkable
by Leah Hickman
Posted 3/16/20, 03:47 pm

Reports that hospitals in Italy have had to ration medical care amid the worst COVID-19 outbreak in Europe have people around the world wondering: What if we run out of doctors or medicine? Who gets cared for, who is left to die, and who decides?

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Fresh funding

Life | Title X changes free up more funding for pro-life pregnancy centers, but should they take money?
by Leah Hickman
Posted 3/02/20, 05:21 pm

In 2019, a Christian pregnancy center moved into two sand-colored buildings on a shaded lot off the interstate in Austin, Texas. Those buildings previously housed the flagship location of an abortion business, but a competitive lease offer from the pro-life group forced the abortion mill out. Since then, the pro-life pregnancy care center now known as The Source has offered free medical and counseling services to women in the Texas capital.

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Last abortion mill standing in Missouri

Abortion | Regulators building a case against Planned Parenthood in St. Louis
by Leah Hickman
Posted 2/24/20, 04:15 pm

Bridget Van Means, the head of a pregnancy center in St. Louis, has seen numerous ambulances pull up to the Planned Parenthood facility about a half-mile down the street. She said the abortion center gave emergency vehicles a stand-down notice to keep their sirens off when arriving at the facility. Planned Parenthood staff would wheel out women covered in white sheets. Van Means said the facility had about 75 ambulance visits in about nine years, illustrating its “total disregard for these women’s health.”

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