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Ohio fertility clinic facing lawsuits after malfunction

Ohio fertility clinic facing lawsuits after malfunctionAt least two lawsuits have been filed against University Hospitals in Cleveland after a storage tank in the fertility center malfunctioned, potentially impacting 2,100 frozen eggs and embryos.



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Russia blamed as key clinic in Syria enclave bombed out of service

Russia blamed as key clinic in Syria enclave bombed out of serviceA key hospital in Syria’s rebel-held Eastern Ghouta was put out of service on Tuesday, a medical group said, with a monitor blaming Russian air strikes. “The Arbin hospital was hit twice today and is now out of service,” said Moussa Naffa, country director in Jordan for the Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS), which supported the clinic. The news came as the United Nations said six hospitals had been hit in Eastern Ghouta in the past 48 hours, in addition to the one reported by SAMS.



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Immigrants Rushing To Remove Tattoos, California Clinic Says

Immigrants Rushing To Remove Tattoos, California Clinic SaysImmigrants are reportedly getting their tattoos removed out of fear that they may be identified because of them and deported out of the country.



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Oklahoma dentist who ran unsafe clinic gets home arrest for money laundering

(Reuters) – A former Oklahoma dentist was sentenced on Thursday to six months’ home confinement for a federal money-laundering charge stemming from complaints his unsanitary practice exposed at least one of his patients to hepatitis and could have exposed thousands to HIV. W. Scott Harrington, who pleaded guilty to fraudulently billing the Medicaid federal healthcare program, also received two years’ probation. Health officials shut down his two Tulsa-area dental clinics in 2013 and he surrendered his license in 2014 after the Oklahoma Dental Board cited Harrington for health and safety violations that put his patients at risk.
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Federal judge blocks Florida law to end abortion clinic funding

By Letitia Stein TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) – A federal judge has blocked parts of a new Florida law aiming to cut off state funding for preventive health services at clinics that also provide abortions, acting shortly before the restrictions took effect on Friday. U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle issued a preliminary injunction late on Thursday after state Planned Parenthood affiliates challenged certain provisions as unconstitutional. Hinkle found the clinics were unacceptably targeted by state efforts to eliminate funding for other healthcare services they also provide, such as birth control and screening for cancer and sexually transmitted diseases.
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Same battles rage on 100 years after first U.S. birth control clinic

Alexander Sanger, Chair of the International Planned Parenthood Council poses for a photo outside of where his Grandmother Margaret Sanger opened the first birth control clinic 100 years ago, in the Brooklyn borough of New YorkBy Barbara Goldberg NEW YORK (Reuters) – Outside the crumbling Brooklyn building where the first U.S. birth control clinic opened 100 years ago, Alexander Sanger reflected on the move that landed his grandmother in jail and fueled a controversy over women's reproductive rights that has raged ever since. "This is where it all started," said the grandson of Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger in his first visit to the Brownsville, Brooklyn, site where she started her clinic in 1916. "She threw down the gauntlet and said, 'Preventing women from contraception is inhumane,'" said Sanger, 68, chairman of the International Planned Parenthood Council and a former president of Planned Parenthood New York City.



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Planned Parenthood opens L.A.-area clinic days after Colorado attack

Four days after a deadly shooting at one of its clinics in Colorado, Planned Parenthood opened a new health center on Tuesday in West Hollywood, just outside Los Angeles. Sue Dunlap, president and chief executive for Planned Parenthood’s Los Angeles-area chapter, said the inauguration ceremony was aimed in part at demonstrating the organization’s commitment to keeping its doors open. The new facility offers the full range of reproductive healthcare that Planned Parenthood provides in communities across the United States, including gynecological and breast exams, testing for sexually transmitted disease, birth control and abortion services.
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Planned Parenthood opens L.A.-area clinic days after Colorado attack

By John Russell WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (Reuters) – Four days after a deadly shooting at one of its clinics in Colorado, Planned Parenthood opened a new health center on Tuesday in West Hollywood, just outside Los Angeles. Sue Dunlap, president and chief executive for Planned Parenthood’s Los Angeles-area chapter, said the inauguration ceremony was aimed in part at demonstrating the organization’s commitment to keeping its doors open. The new facility offers the full range of reproductive health care that Planned Parenthood provides in communities across the United States, including gynecological and breast exams, testing for sexually transmitted disease, birth control and abortion services.
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Planned Parenthood opens L.A.-area clinic days after Colorado attack

By John Russell WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (Reuters) – Four days after a deadly shooting at one of its clinics in Colorado, Planned Parenthood opened a new health center on Tuesday in West Hollywood, just outside Los Angeles. Sue Dunlap, president and chief executive for Planned Parenthood’s Los Angeles-area chapter, said the inauguration ceremony was aimed in part at demonstrating the organization’s commitment to keeping its doors open. The new facility offers the full range of reproductive health care that Planned Parenthood provides in communities across the United States, including gynecological and breast exams, testing for sexually transmitted disease, birth control and abortion services.
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Planned Parenthood opens L.A.-area clinic days after Colorado attack

By John Russell WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (Reuters) – Four days after a deadly shooting at one of its clinics in Colorado, Planned Parenthood opened a new health center on Tuesday in West Hollywood, just outside Los Angeles. Sue Dunlap, president and chief executive for Planned Parenthood’s Los Angeles-area chapter, said the inauguration ceremony was aimed in part at demonstrating the organization’s commitment to keeping its doors open. The new facility offers the full range of reproductive health care that Planned Parenthood provides in communities across the United States, including gynecological and breast exams, testing for sexually transmitted disease, birth control and abortion services.
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