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Judge blocks Trump birth control rollback from taking effect in 13 states, DC

A federal judge has blocked the Trump administration’s loosened birth control rules from going into effect in 13 states and the District of Columbia on Monday as scheduled. The Department of Health and Human Services created rules allowing employers to opt out of birth control coverage due to religious or moral objections. Employers otherwise have… Read More »

Judge blocks Trump birth control coverage rules in 13 states

A U.S. judge in California on Sunday blocked Trump administration rules, which would allow more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth control, from taking effect in 13 states and Washington, D.C. Judge Haywood Gilliam granted a request for a preliminary injunction by California, 12 other states and Washington, D.C. The plaintiffs… Read More »

Low Carb Diet During Pregnancy & Birth Defects

[unable to retrieve full-text content] According to a research consuming a low-carbohydrate diet during pregnancy may increase the risk of certain birth defects by 30 percent like spina bifida (spine and spinal cord malformations) and anencephaly (missing parts of the brain and skull). These birth defects can cause death or lifelong disability. This brings to… Read More »