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Supreme Court spurns abortion restrictions in two more states

WASHINGTON Reverberations from the U.S. Supreme Court’s major ruling backing abortion rights were felt on Tuesday as the justices rejected bids by Mississippi and Wisconsin to revive restrictions on abortion…

Divided Supreme Court rejects family pharmacy’s religious claim

WASHINGTON A divided U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday turned away an appeal by a family-owned pharmacy that cited Christian beliefs in objecting to providing emergency contraceptives to women under a…

Supreme Court rejects two new abortion cases

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday let stand lower court rulings that blocked restrictions on doctors who perform abortions in Mississippi and Wisconsin a day after the court struck…

Supreme Court rejects pharmacists’ religious claim

WASHINGTON A divided U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected an appeal filed by pharmacists in Washington state who objected on religious grounds to providing emergency contraceptives to women. The justices,…

Could ancient wheat be the future of food?

Researchers believe untapped consumer markets exist for ancient foods such as einkorn, emmer, and spelt, which fed large swaths of the world’s population for thousands of years but disappeared…

Food’s transit time is a key factor in digestive health

The time it takes for ingested food to travel through the human gut – also called transit time – affects the amount of harmful degradation products produced along the…

Elite tennis players have ‘beefed up’

Elite tennis players have ‘beefed up’

Image copyright Getty Images A Wimbledon win may, at least in part, be down to pumping iron in the gym, according to UK researchers who say the most successful elite…

Playing card games aids stroke recovery

Playing card games aids stroke recovery

Image copyright Thinkstock Playing simple card games, such as snap, can help stroke patients with their recovery, say Canadian researchers. The scientists found it improved patients’ motor skills. Playing Jenga,…

Borderline Diabetes: What You Need to Know

Borderline Diabetes: What You Need to Know

The term borderline diabetes refers to a condition called prediabetes. Prediabetes is a condition in which blood sugar levels are higher than normal but not high enough to be…

Supreme Court firmly backs abortion rights, tosses Texas law

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down a Texas abortion law imposing strict regulations on doctors and facilities in the strongest endorsement of abortion rights in America in…