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Advanced Maternal Age Risks With Dr. Shannon Clark

Have you ever felt the fear of the unknown with your advanced maternal age? It can be scary: Will there be problems trying to get pregnant? Is there an increased risk in pregnancy loss with advanced maternal age? Will I have pregnancy or delivery complications? Despite how scared you may feel, I’m SO excited for you to step past it…

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Texas Megachurch Defends Having Choir Of Over 100 Sing In Front Of Mike Pence

A Dallas evangelical church is standing by its decision to have an over 100-person choir sing without masks during a Sunday service attended by Vice President Mike Pence.  The choir of First Baptist Dallas, a Southern Baptist megachurch led by President Donald Trump’s close evangelical ally Pastor Robert Jeffress, performed during “Celebrate Freedom Sunday,” a […]

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Connecticut governor says Texas, Arizona should shut down bars to slow coronavirus spread

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont told CNBC on Tuesday that the leaders of Arizona and Texas, two states grappling with growing Covid-19 outbreaks, should reinstitute more aggressive containment strategies.  “I’d close down the bars,” Lamont, a Democrat, said on “Closing Bell.”  Both Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott have said that a larger share of […]

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Employees At Texas Restaurant Say They’re Forbidden From Wearing Face Masks

A newly reopened Texas restaurant is facing criticism for imposing a no-face-mask policy for its staff. Employees at a Hillstone Restaurant Group establishment in Dallas told CBS that managers have forbidden workers from wearing face masks as they don’t complement the venue’s atmosphere or style of hospitality. They said that if they expressed discomfort with […]

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U.S. Appeals Court Lets Texas Curb Medication Abortions During Pandemic

NEW YORK, April 20 (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court on Monday allowed Texas to enforce curbs on medication-induced abortions as part of the Republican-governed state’s restrictions aimed at postponing medical procedures not deemed urgent during the coronavirus pandemic. The New Orleans-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals threw out a federal judge’s order blocking the state from […]

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Court Allows Medication Abortions In Texas During Coronavirus Pandemic

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal appeals court panel ruled that medication abortions, in which pills are taken to terminate a pregnancy, can be provided in Texas during the coronavirus pandemic. Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order last month that bars non-essential medical procedures so that health resources can go to treating coronavirus patients. […]