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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 two-thirds of US women use contraception, CDC reports

To help understand fertility patterns across demographics, researchers combed through the latest data from the National Survey of Family Growth to study contraceptive use among women. The results, published Wednesday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics, found that of the more than 5,500 respondents from 2015 to… Read More »

AbbVie inks licensing deal to boost Mavyret access in nearly 100 countries

AbbVie has had success with its new pan-genotypic hepatitis C drug Mavyret, generating blockbuster-level sales at the expense of competitors. Now, the company has inked a deal with the Medicines Patent Pool to boost access to the drug in nearly 100 low- and middle-income countries and territories.  The royalty-free license will allow generics makers to develop… Read More »