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Women’s Health

The abortion drug Mifepristone, also known as RU486, is pictured. (credit: Phil Walter/Getty Images)

Texas Senator Moves To Tighten Abortion Pill Rules

A senate committee has heard testimony on a bill that would tighten rules for doctors prescribing abortion pills.


A woman receives a mammogram screening. (credit: Getty Images/D. Clarke Evans/NBAE)

$100 Million Proposed For Women’s Health

A working group of Texas senators has recommending boosting spending on women’s health programs across the state.


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Planned Parenthood Asks Judge To Block Law

Planned Parenthood is asking a judge to stop Texas from banning the group from providing state-funded health services to poor women.


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HCA Building New Hospital In Alliance Area

The Alliance area in will soon have another hospital. HCA North Texas is building a new $71 million hospital near Interstate-35W and North Tarrant Parkway.


Texas Governor Rick Perry speaks to delegates at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference on April 9, 2010 in New Orleans. (credit: Cheryl Gerber/Getty Images)

Perry To Speak About Women’s Health Program

Governor Rick Perry on Wednesday plans to promote the state’s new Women’s Health Program that excludes Planned Parenthood and starts on Thursday.


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Planned Parenthood Files Another Women’s Health Lawsuit

One day after losing in a federal appeals court the Planned Parenthood, Women’s Health Program battle continues. Today Planned Parenthood filed suit against the state, claiming the Affiliate Ban Rule violates state law.


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New Rules For Texas Women’s Health Program

The Texas health and human services commissioner released new rules Thursday for the Women’s Health Program that ban relationships with abortion providers.


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Family Planning Cut Having Negative Impact

Cynthia Wilson of Dallas didn’t walk through the doors of a Planned Parenthood clinic looking for contraception


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Texas Hearing On New Women’s Health Program

Texas is holding a public hearing on what its Women’s Health Program may look like after the federal government pulls funding amid a battle over Planned Parenthood.


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Planned Parenthood Awaits Texas Funding Cutoff

In the ongoing battle over whether Texas’ Women’s Health Care patients can access care through Planned Parenthood providers—the latest round goes to the state. But, the legal challenges are far from over.


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Court Says Texas Can Cut Planned Parenthood Funds

A federal appeals court says Texas can cut off state funding for Planned Parenthood pending a trial over a new law that takes away the money.


A sign marks the entrance to Kimberly-Clark's corporate headquarters. (credit: AP Photo)

‘Poise’ Expands To Offer Menopause Products

Most little girls have “the talk” with their moms about their periods. Now, the Poise brand is initiating the “second talk” with women — this time about menopause.