#Health And Human Services

Five-year-old found abandoned near border wall

YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - US Border Patrol Yuma Sector says a five-year-old was found abandoned near the border wall. "Our agents find themselves in the position of comforting and caring for those children when they are abandoned by smugglers who care more about making money," reads a post on Border Patrol's social media regarding the incident.
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Abortion is illegal in Missouri. Providers look to next frontier to ensure access

Angela Huntington’s phone was constantly ringing off of the hook. When Texas’ fetal heartbeat ban on abortions went into effect last September, the number of patients calling Planned Parenthood Great Plains jumped overnight. In August, about 150 patients received financial assistance and help. In September, that increased to roughly 850. “I remember my inbox would […] The post Abortion is illegal in Missouri. Providers look to next frontier to ensure access appeared first on Missouri Independent.

Hochul, Adams vow to protect abortion access in New York

NEW YORK -- Gov. Kathy Hochul and Mayor Eric Adams vowed to stand up to the Supreme Court on Friday.They insist that while abortion is no longer a federal constitutional right, it will be a right in New York for all women, no matter where they live. The state could very well become the abortion capital of the country. Hochul and Adams said they'll make sure it stays safe, legal and affordable, CBS2's Marcia Kramer reported. "The Statue of Liberty is in our harbor and she'll always be there with that torch to say when your rights are oppressed, you know where to come....

Justices Keep Medicare Payment Changes for Low-Income Hospitals (1)

The Supreme Court on Friday upheld a 2005 rule that decreased the amount of additional Medicare payments hospitals get for serving a larger share of poor patients. The decision means some providers may not be able to recoup the higher costs they say they spend treating low-income patients. In a...

New York State launches Abortion Access Always campaign

ALBANY, N.Y. (WWTI) — Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling to strike down Roe v. Wade, New York State has launched a multi-platform advertising campaign to inform people about access to abortions. In New York, women can get an abortion up to and including 24 weeks of pregnancy....
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Warner Norcross strengthens efforts to diversify employee base

Warner Norcross + Judd’s 2021 diversity, equity and inclusion report shows slow but steady growth, including a new employee resource group for people of color. The law firm, which is headquartered in Grand Rapids, also has offices in Bloomfield Hills, Detroit, Holland, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Macomb County, Midland and Muskegon. It was ranked in 2022 as one of the top 10 health law firms in the Midwest by the American Bar Association.

DeWine calls for civility in wake of Dobbs' ruling

Good evening. As you know, earlier today the United States Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. Now, the matter of abortion law and policy has been returned to the people of each state. My purpose tonight is not to debate the merits of this decision. There will be plenty of...

Marylanders react to Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade

KEY DEVELOPMENTS (AP):. The U.S. Supreme Court ends nearly 50 years of constitutional protection for abortion. Biden vows to fight for abortion rights, criticizes 'extreme' court. Vice President Kamala Harris discusses abortion laws with state attorneys general. Many states have already taken steps to curtail abortion. Some prosecutors announce they...

U.S. Congress Pushes Marijuana Protections For Athletes In New Spending Bills

Cannabis has never been more accessible. With its popularity skyrocketing, many professional athletes have been outspoken regarding their use of marijuana. Megan Rapinoe, an Olympic gold medalist, two-time Women's World Cup soccer champion and 2019 FIFA Women's World Player of the Year told Benzinga earlier that she ventured into cannabis in a search of a “healthier, more natural option for pain management, sleep aid, relaxation while flying, and general recovery.”

What, now? Birth control, reproductive health in Texas

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) – In the wake of the Supreme Court’s Friday decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, eliminating the nearly 50-year-old constitutional right to abortion, many across the country and the state of Texas are unclear about their options for reproductive healthcare such as birth control. The state of Texas is among those with […]