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Nearly 300 fewer people died directly from coronavirus, revamped Colorado reporting shows

Nearly 300 fewer people have died in Colorado directly from the coronavirus than was originally reported, according to revised data from the state. Colorado health officials now report that as of May 9, 878 people died “due to” the coronavirus, and 1,150 people died “among” COVID-19 cases, according to Fox 31 News Denver. Health officials… Read More »

Alabama Senate bans nearly all abortions, including rape cases

(Reuters) – Alabama’s state Senate passed a bill on Tuesday to outlaw nearly all abortions, creating exceptions only to protect the mother’s health, as part of a multistate effort to have the U.S. Supreme Court reconsider a woman’s constitutional right to an abortion. The country’s strictest abortion bill was previously approved by the Alabama House… Read More »

Nearly 12% of Women Report Consuming Alcohol During Pregnancy

While different countries may have different attitudes toward the consumption of alcohol during pregnancy, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has taken a firm stand against the use of alcohol during pregnancy. In the report entitled “Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders,” the AAP identified prenatal exposure to alcohol as the leading preventable cause of birth defects… Read More »