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Sanofi trial failure halts work on breast cancer treatment amcenestrant

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A logo on the Sanofi exhibition space at the Viva Technology conference dedicated to innovation and startups at Porte de Versailles exhibition center in Paris, France June 15, 2022. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 17 (Reuters) – Sanofi (SASY.PA) has stopped further work......

Abortion bans limit training options for some future U.S. physicians

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A view of the medical bed and the procedure room where abortions once took place, inside Tulsa Women’s Clinic, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S. June 20, 2022. REUTERS/Liliana Salgado Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 15 (Reuters) – University of Oklahoma medical student Ian Peake spent four......

Idaho top court allows near-total abortion ban to take effect

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The Idaho State Capitol building is seen in Boise, Idaho, U.S., October 29, 2021. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 12 (Reuters) – Idaho’s top court on Friday refused to stop a Republican-backed state law criminalizing nearly all abortions from taking effect after......

Indiana lawmakers approve first state abortion ban since Roe overturned

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State lawmakers and members of the public gather in the Indiana House of Representatives for a special session to debate banning abortion in Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S. August 2, 2022. REUTERS/Cheney Orr Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 5 (Reuters) – The Republican-controlled Indiana Senate gave final......

Biden signs abortion order, says Republicans clueless about women’s power

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WASHINGTON, Aug 3 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden said on Wednesday the Supreme Court and Republicans are clueless about the power of American women as he signed a second executive order aimed at protecting abortion rights. The order asks the federal health department to consider allowing Medicaid funds to be......

Kansas votes to preserve abortion rights in first post-Roe v. Wade election test

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Aug 2 (Reuters) – Kansas voters on Tuesday rejected an effort to remove abortion protections from the state’s constitution, a resounding win for the abortion rights movement in the first statewide electoral test since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. The amendment’s failure in the conservative state lifted......

Michigan court blocks enforcement of 1931 abortion ban by county prosecutors

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Aug 1 (Reuters) – A Michigan judge on Monday blocked local prosecutors from enforcing a 1931 abortion ban, just hours after an appeals court ruled that they could do so, state Attorney General Dana Nessel said. But in Kentucky the latest ruling from a judge reinstates two abortion bans for......

Courts block Louisiana abortion laws, allow Florida’s 15-week ban

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July 21 (Reuters) – A Louisiana judge on Thursday blocked enforcement of the state’s abortion bans while a Florida appeals court declined to put back on hold a prohibition on abortions past 15 weeks of pregnancy that took effect earlier this month. The rulings came amid a flurry of litigation......

State abortion bans prevent women from getting essential medication

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July 14 (Reuters) – Annie England Noblin, a 40-year-old resident of rural Missouri, had never had a problem filling her monthly prescription for methotrexate until this week. On Monday, Noblin’s pharmacist said she could not give her the drug until she had confirmed with Noblin’s doctor that the medication would......

FDA to review first ever over-the-counter birth control pill

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July 11 (Reuters) – Perrigo Company (PRGO.N) said on Monday its unit HRA Pharma has asked the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to approve a daily birth control pill for over-the-counter (OTC) sale, the first such request for this type of contraception. The application from the HRA comes on......

Biden weighs authority to declare abortion-related public health emergency

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July 10 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden on Sunday said he has asked his administration to consider whether he has authority to declare an abortion-related public health emergency after the Supreme Court overturned the Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion nationwide. The comments come after Biden on Friday......

U.S. House panel to investigate companies sharing reproductive data

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The United States Capitol building in Washington, U.S. REUTERS/Emily Elconin Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, July 8 (Reuters) – A U.S. congressional committee has asked data brokers and personal health apps to explain how they handle users’ reproductive health data amid concerns states will use......

South Carolina lawmakers consider banning almost all abortions

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July 7 (Reuters) – South Carolina lawmakers held a public hearing on Thursday to consider banning nearly all abortions in the state, following the lead of other Republican-led states that have outlawed most abortions since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. A committee of South Carolina’s House of......

Texas, Ohio top courts allow abortion bans to take effect

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July 1 (Reuters) – The top courts in Texas and Ohio on Friday allowed the Republican-led states to enforce restrictions and bans on abortions after the U.S. Supreme Court last week overturned the nationwide constitutional right to abortion. The Texas Supreme Court late on Friday allowed a nearly century-old abortion......

Biden predicts states will try to arrest women who travel for abortions

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WASHINGTON, July 1 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden predicted on Friday that some U.S. states will try to arrest women for crossing state lines to get abortions after the Supreme Court overturned the constitutional right to the procedures nationwide. Thirteen Republican-led states banned or severely restricted the procedure under so-called......

Google to delete location history of visits to abortion clinics

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July 1 (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google will delete location data showing when users visit an abortion clinic, the online search giant said on Friday, following concern that a digital trail could inform law enforcement if an individual terminates a pregnancy illegally. As state laws limiting abortions set in......

Florida, Kentucky judges block states from enforcing abortion bans

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June 30 (Reuters) – Judges in Florida and Kentucky on Thursday moved to block those states from enforcing bans or restrictions on abortion after the U.S. Supreme Court last week overturned the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that had established a nationwide right to it. In Tallahassee, Florida, Circuit Court......

Americans’ approval of Supreme Court drops after abortion decision-Reuters/Ipsos

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A woman pushes a stroller past a protest by abortion rights activists outside the United States Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., June 27, 2022. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, June 28 (Reuters) – A majority of Americans hold a negative opinion of the......

Roe v Wade ruling disproportionately hurts Black women, experts say

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WASHINGTON, June 27 (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn a constitutional right to an abortion is expected to have a disproportionate impact on Black women and other women of color, who have traditionally faced overwhelming costs and logistical obstacles in obtaining reproductive healthcare, experts said. The reversal......

In post-Roe U.S., abortion providers seek licenses across state lines

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June 25 (Reuters) – Jennifer Kerns, a California physician, will soon also practice 1,800 miles away at an abortion clinic in Kansas, where women from nearby states in the Midwest with bans on the procedure are expected to seek care. Abortion clinics and providers say Kerns is among dozens of......

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