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LONDON (AP) — A teenage girl and her mother have lost a legal challenge against a rule that prevents women from Northern Ireland from receiving free abortions in England. The 18-year-old from Northern Ireland, who cannot be named to protect her identity, was 15 when she traveled...
NEW YORK (AP) — More than 1 in 5 sexually active teen girls have used the morning-after pill — a dramatic increase that likely reflects that it's easier now for teens to buy the emergency contraceptive. A report released Wednesday shows teen use of the morning-after pill rose...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Before there was Molly there was the quaalude, the most popular party drug of the 1970s. It was also, as we now know, the one Bill Cosby kept on hand to give to young women he wanted to have sex with. In 10-year-old testimony uncovered this week, Cosby said he...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled that Novartis can begin selling its lower-cost copy of an Amgen Inc. drug in September, rejecting a bid to further delay the launch of the knock-off biotech medication. Novartis received federal approval in March to sell its...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Amgen Inc. says European regulators have approved its first-of-a-kind cholesterol drug that lowers levels of the artery-clogging substance more than older drugs that have been prescribed for decades. The highly-anticipated approval introduces a new option for...
NEW YORK (AP) — Many men gain a new sense of responsibility and purpose when they become fathers. A new study suggests they also gain 3 to 5 pounds. The research wasn't designed to prove fatherhood causes weight gain and raises more questions than it answers. But one outside...
NEW YORK (AP) — A new study suggests that fatherhood often comes with a weight gain of 3 to 5 pounds. The research wasn't designed to prove fatherhood causes weight gain and raises more questions than it answers. But one outside expert said it is provocative work and should...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Before there was Molly there was the quaalude, the most popular party drug of the 1970s. It was also, as we now know, the one Bill Cosby kept on hand to give to young women he wanted to have sex with. In 10-year-old testimony uncovered this week, Cosby said he...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is facing a convention of veterans and taking questions from Jon Stewart of "The Daily Show," as concerns run high about Iran, veterans' care and a shooting rampage against U.S. Marines. Obama will travel to Pittsburgh to speak to the...