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Woman forced to abort baby at seven months

Yahoo 7 Chinese authorities confirmed Thursday that a woman was forced to abort seven months into her pregnancy, several days after her plight came to light when images of her baby’s corpse were posted online. Rights groups have blamed authorities … Continue reading

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Consumer Alert: BPA-Free Goods Still Contain Toxic Bisphenol

Sayer Ji Activist Post Breaking new research indicates that manufacturers throughout the world who were using the toxic hormone-disrupting chemical bisphenol A (BPA), have simply switched to an equally toxic analogue in the same bisphenol chemical class known as bisphenol … Continue reading

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Should eugenics become a “fundamental human right”?

Michael Cook BioEdge Should termination of Down syndrome foetuses be regarded as a fundamental human right? This is an issue which the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) is currently pondering. In the case of Kr?zmane vs. Latvia, the mother of … Continue reading

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Teacher sacked over pregnancy

Today Tonight A Christian college is under fire for sacking a teacher because she has fallen pregnant outside wedlock.

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Arizona House approves bill to ban late-term abortions

David Schwartz Reuters Arizona’s state House of Representatives voted to enact a bill on Tuesday that bans most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, sending the closely watched measure on to the Republican governor for approval. House members passed the … Continue reading

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Women Cannot Rewind the ‘Biological Clock’

Science Daily Many women do not fully appreciate the consequences of delaying motherhood, and expect that assisted reproductive technologies can reverse their aged ovarian function, Yale researchers reported in a study published in a recent issue of Fertility and Sterility. … Continue reading

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When does pregnancy begin? Doctors disagree

Source: Reuters Though most doctors will give you a definition of when pregnancy begins, it’s not always the same one, according to a new survey. Most of the polled obstetrician-gynecologists believe pregnancy begins when the sperm fertilizes the egg. But … Continue reading

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Violent relationships likely detrimental to good parenting

Victoria M. Indivero EurekAlert Couples who are married or living together will probably have more trouble parenting as a team if they have been violent toward one another during pregnancy, according to a team of psychologists. “This finding is helpful … Continue reading

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Does sex ed keep girls from becoming teen moms?

Genevra Pittman Reuters In a new study, states with more comprehensive sex education programs had lower teen birth rates — but the effect seemed to be due more to political, religious and social differences between those states than the sex … Continue reading

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Parents furious as 13-year-old girls given contraceptive implants at school without their knowledge

Sophie Borland Daily Mail Girls as young as 13 are being given contraceptive implants at school without their parents’ knowledge. Nurses insert devices into their arms which temporarily prevent pregnancy by releasing hormones into the blood. Last year 1,700 girls … Continue reading

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