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Study Confirms Flu Vaccine Safe During Pregnancy

A large study offers reassuring news for pregnant women: It’s safe to get a flu shot. The research found no evidence that the vaccine increases the risk of losing a fetus, and may prevent some deaths

01/16/2013

Republican Presidential hopeful and Texas Governor Rick Perry speaks at a function. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Gov. Perry Wants Abortion Banned After 20 Weeks

Governor Rick Perry threw his support Tuesday behind legislation that would ban abortion in Texas after 20 weeks, the point at which he and other anti-abortion activists say a fetus can feel pain.

12/11/2012

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Appeals Court: No Rehearing On Texas Sonogram Rule

A federal appeals court has denied a request to reconsider a lawsuit challenging a Texas law that requires doctors to perform a sonogram before an abortion.

02/10/2012

A doctor conducts an ultrasound scan. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Judge Weighs Injunction Against State Abortion Sonogram Law

A federal judge will hear arguments Wednesday on whether to stop Texas from enforcing a new law requiring doctors to conduct a sonogram before performing an abortion.

07/06/2011

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Group Asks Judge To Block Texas Sonogram Law

A reproductive rights group wants a federal judge in Texas to block a new state law requiring doctors to conduct a sonogram before an abortion.

07/01/2011

A doctor conducts an ultrasound scan. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Perry Has Formal Signing Ceremony For Sonogram Abortion Requirement

Governor Rick Perry celebrated the passage of a law that requires doctors to conduct a sonogram before performing an abortion with a formal signing ceremony.

05/24/2011

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