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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 »

Daily on Healthcare: Democratic states sue Trump over loosened birth control rules

Be more of an insider. Get the Washington Examiner Magazine, Digital Edition now. SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving Washington Examiner’s Daily on Healthcare newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-healthcare/ Democratic states sue Trump over loosened birth control rules. Thirteen Democratic attorneys general have sued the Trump administration over rules that say employers do not… Read More »

Smartphones, Summer Birth Could Raise Kids' Odds for Nearsightedness

Print this page TUESDAY, Nov. 6, 2018 — Kids with summer birthdays, especially those who spend long hours playing on smartphones and tablets, might be at greater risk for vision problems, a new study suggests. Nearsightedness, also called myopia, is on the rise worldwide. It’s what eye doctors call a refractive error, meaning the eyes… Read More »