• New restrictions on abortion could pass in state Legislature

    Yesterday

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Legislature is considering several new measures to restrict abortions, including one with a strong chance of passage that calls for a 24-hour waiting period before a woman can undergo the procedure. That measure, House Bill 0633, would require that...

  • New restrictions on abortion could pass Florida Legislature

    Yesterday

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Legislature is considering new measures to restrict abortions. A bill that would require a 24-hour waiting period and force patients to make two trips to a clinic has the best chance of passage. Another bill requiring abortion providers to have...

  • Morocco confronts abortion taboo with proposed reform

    Yesterday

    CASABLANCA, Morocco (AP) — It was just 7 a.m. and Hoda was walking alone to a clinic in the Moroccan coastal city of Agadir. She skipped breakfast: the Senegalese doctor had told her that the abortion would be better done on an empty stomach. Four months pregnant by a man who didn't...

  • Va. man to be sentenced in HIV case involving 2 Md. women

    Published: Mon, Mar 30, 2015

    BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — A Virginia man who acknowledged having unprotected sex with two women in Maryland without telling them he was HIV positive is set to be sentenced Monday. Twenty-eight-year-old Daniel Cleaves of Richmond pleaded guilty to reckless endangerment earlier this month....

  • Haley hosts Easter egg hunt for children's hospital patients

    Published: Mon, Mar 30, 2015

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Gov. Nikki Haley is hosting an Easter egg hunt for patients of Palmetto Health Children's Hospital and their families. The hunt will be held Monday afternoon at the Governor's Mansion complex in Columbia. Haley's husband, Michael, and other family members also...

  • NY starts out-of-network health coverage protections

    Yesterday

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New protections against big surprise medical bills are starting in New York. They require insurance payments for out-of-network medical treatment in emergencies, when similar services or specialists are unavailable within the insurer's network or when care is...

  • Blog: 5 tips to break out of the weight-loss plateau

    By Stephanie Swearngin, stephanie.swearngin@gazette.com
    Yesterday

    It happens to everyone. When we finally decide to start eating better and exercising, those first few extra pounds come off pretty easily. It becomes exciting to see the positive lifestyle changes turn into results we can see. But as we get closer to the ultimate goal weight, something...

  • NASCAR driver Kyle Larson ruled out of Sprint Cup race

    Updated: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Kyle Larson watched Sunday's NASCAR race on a laptop in a hospital after failing to get medical clearance to drive after fainting during an autograph session. Larson was in Charlotte, North Carolina, where he was taken for further testing. He fainted Saturday...

  • Boy suffers serious head injuries in fall from moving car

    Updated: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — Police say an 11-year-old boy is being treated for serious head injuries after he fell off the side of a moving vehicle in Carson City. Authorities say it appears the boy was standing on the running boards of an SUV driven by a relative as the driver left a family...

  • Michigan Legislature revisits major bills from last session

    Updated: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — What's old is new again with the Michigan Legislature as the Republican majorities in the House and Senate reintroduced many bills that died last session or were vetoed by Gov. Rick Snyder for various reasons. Here's a look at some measures that didn't make it...

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