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Healthcare déjà vu

Politics | GOP gathers votes for last-minute attempt to gut Obamacare, but will it be enough?
by Evan Wilt
Posted 9/21/17, 03:20 pm

WASHINGTON—Senate Republicans plan to vote on a new healthcare proposal next week before the GOP runs out of time to deliver on its promise of repealing and replacing Obamacare.

Republicans failed to coalesce around a healthcare package earlier this year, although party leaders modified the bill several times trying to find a compromise between the GOP’s conservative and moderate wings.

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California scraps abortion pill reversal class for nurses

Abortion | State officials targeted the class after pro-abortion activists called it ‘medically questionable’
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 9/18/17, 03:42 pm

Nurses don’t need to learn about a procedure used to counteract the effects of an abortion-inducing drug, according to the California Board of Registered Nursing.

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Kentucky, Ohio fight to keep abortion center regulations

Abortion | Lawsuits in both states challenge hospital transfer and ambulance service agreements
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 9/11/17, 01:22 pm

A Kentucky court case may determine whether the state’s remaining abortion center must close due to regulatory violations.

In a trial that began last Wednesday, state health regulators and pro-life Gov. Matt Bevin faced off against the owners of a Louisville abortion center, EMW Women’s Surgical Center, over the state’s claim the facility doesn’t have satisfactory transfer agreements with a hospital or ambulance service for patients suffering medical emergencies.

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