Controversial Abortion Ultrasound Requirement Becomes Law in Virginia
requiring abdominal ultrasounds for women seeking abortions in the state, Bob Lewis reports for the Associated Press. An earlier measure had required more invasive transvaginal ultrasounds.
Cancer: Dr. Richa Shukla of ABC News explains why a cure for cancer remains so elusive, highlighting new medical research showing that cancer cells can vary not only within a patient' body but even within a single tumor.
Teen Smoking: Nearly one in four American teens say they smoke or use smokeless tobacco according to a new U.S. Surgeon General's report that has public health advocates worried, Wendy Koch reports for USA Today.
Reproductive Health: The Urban Scientist blogger DNLee examines the viral spread of a news story about research linking hair relaxers used by African American women with uterine fibroids.
Alzheimer's Disease: The cost of caring for Alzheimer's and dementia patients will reach $200 billion this year and is expected to top $1.1 trillion by 2050, according to a new Alzheimer's Association report, Caitlin Hagan reports for CNN.
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