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Abortion by pill increased in 2020, Vermont data shows

Abortion by pill increased in 2020, Vermont data shows

More and more people seeking abortions in Vermont are turning to medication to do so, thanks to new regulations that are making it easier than ever. Medical abortion is usually performed at home using a combination of two drugs: mifepristone and misoprostol. Photo by Robin Marty via Flickr The vast majority of abortions in Vermont …

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Artificial sweeteners linked to increased heart risk, new study finds

Artificial sweeteners linked to increased heart risk, new study finds

Study participants who had a higher intake of total artificial sweeteners had an increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease compared to non-consumers.NYSE/PEPSICO document via Reuters Artificial sweeteners are added to thousands of foods and beverages – soft drinks, yogurts, pancake syrups, jams, baked goods, frozen desserts, chewing gum, candies – to help us satisfy our …

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BCBS: Racial disparities in maternal health complications have increased during the pandemic

BCBS: Racial disparities in maternal health complications have increased during the pandemic

Photo: Jose Luis Pelaez Inc/Getty Images The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association has released data showing that women of color are at higher risk for pregnancy-related complications whether they have commercial health insurance or Medicaid. Instead, the numbers indicate that maternal health disparities in the United States are likely the result of broader health care …

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Increased Venezuelan migration is felt across the United States

Increased Venezuelan migration is felt across the United States

By ACACIA CORONADO and GISELA SALOMON – Associated Press EAGLE PASS, Texas (AP) — It cost Nerio two months and everything he had to get from Venezuela to the United States, traveling mostly on foot and watching exhausted fellow travelers being mugged or left for dead. Like a growing number of Venezuelans, Nerio embarked on …

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