Obstetrics & gynaecology

In rural West, more worries about access to abortion clinics

In the central Oregon city of Bend, the sole Planned Parenthood clinic serving the eastern half of the state is bracing for an influx of patients, particularly from neighboring Idaho, where a trigger law banning most abortions ...

Health

Breastfeeding in rainy season 'wards off disease'

Breastfeeding infants continuously for six months during the rainy season, without including any other foods, may help prevent a disease linked to micronutrient deficiencies, a study suggests.

Health

US gun deaths soared in 2020 amid pandemic: CDC

The number of gun deaths in the United States underwent an "historic" increase in 2020, possibly due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and poverty, according to a report by health authorities published Tuesday.

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