Sunday April 23rd, 2017 9:36PM

AP Health - Women's health

Q&A: Could the Henrietta Lacks case happen today?
'Death-defying' cells from cancer patient Henrietta Lacks led to a scientific bonanza
10:42AM ( 3 days ago )
Iowa lawmakers OK 20-week abortion ban, 3-day wait period
Iowa legislators sent Gov. Terry Branstad a measure Tuesday that would ban most abortions at 20 weeks of pregnancy and impose a 72-hour waiting period on women seeking the procedure
10:15PM ( 4 days ago )
Trump lets states block some Planned Parenthood money
President Donald Trump has signed legislation that lets states deny federal family planning money to Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers
4:42PM ( 1 week ago )
Guided Therapeutics Ships Five LuViva® Advanced Cervical Scans to Chinese Partner Shandong Yaohua
NORCROSS, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 13, 2017--Guided Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCQB: GTHP), the maker of a rapid and painless testing platform based on its patented biophotonic technology, announced today...
10:52AM ( 1 week ago )
AP FACT CHECK: CDC backs breast-feeding, despite false story
A widely shared story that U.S. health officials are recommending a delay in breast-feeding to improve vaccine effectiveness is false
6:37PM ( 1 week ago )
Study: Nearly half of US adults infected with genital HPV
Health officials say nearly half of U.S. adults have caught HPV, a sexually-transmitted bug that can cause cervical cancer and genital warts
6:34PM ( 2 weeks ago )
Agreement bars ad firm from targeting women entering clinics
Attorney General Maura Healey says a settlement with a digital advertising company bars the firm from targeting anti-abortion messages toward women entering reproductive health facilities in Massachusetts
5:11PM ( 2 weeks ago )
carafem Health Expands Southern Presence, Opening Doors in Augusta, Georgia
AUGUSTA, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 3, 2017--Since establishing a strong Southern presence in Atlanta, carafem, an early abortion care and reproductive health provider, is proud to open its doors in Au...
10:22AM ( 2 weeks ago )
US enrolls volunteers in large test of possible Zika vaccine
U.S. health officials have begun enrolling volunteers for critical next-stage testing of an experimental vaccine to protect against Zika, the mosquito-borne virus that can cause devastating birth defects in pregnant women
2:42PM ( 3 weeks ago )
Congress lets states block some Planned Parenthood money
The Senate has voted to let states block federal family planning money from going to Planned Parenthood affiliates and other abortion providers.
8:10AM ( 3 weeks ago )