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U.S. appeals court blocks Indiana 'selective' abortion law Apr 19 2018

A federal appeals court on Thursday declared unconstitutional an Indiana law signed by then-Governor Mike Pence that banned women from having abortions because of the gender, race or disability, including Down's syndrome, of their fetuses.

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Many U.S. kids with brain injuries not getting needed rehab

(Reuters Health) - Many children hospitalized in the U.S. for brain injuries don't receive all the rehabilitation services needed for them to potentially make a full recovery, a new study suggests.

Apr 20 2018

Opioids overprescribed to patients taking certain sedatives

(Reuters Health) - Narcotic painkillers can be particularly dangerous for patients who also take tranquilizing drugs known as benzodiazepines, but a study suggests doctors are still over-prescribing this combination of medicines.

Apr 20 2018

Losing a spouse late in life linked to cognitive decline

(Reuters Health) - Older adults who lose a spouse may be more vulnerable to cognitive decline in subsequent years and require extra support and monitoring, researchers say.

Apr 20 2018

Many approaches may help children improve self-regulation

(Reuters Health) - Yoga, exercise, education and personal skills training are among the many types of interventions that may help kids improve what's known as self-regulation, or their ability to manage their behavior and emotions, a study suggests.

Apr 20 2018