Public Health tackles ‘epidemic’ of deaths among Black mothers, babies | News

Public Health tackles 'epidemic' of deaths among Black mothers, babies |  News

Danesha “Dani” Wallace knew something was wrong. Her pregnant self vomited all day. Hunger, but then also nausea, warred within the longtime Bakersfield resident. She had never felt so ill during her previous two pregnancies. “You are vomiting in your sleep,” said Wallace, who was 19 at the time. “You are basically…withering away.” She sought … Read more

Myths about abortion and women’s mental health are widespread, experts say

Myths about abortion and women's mental health are widespread, experts say

“There’s so much misinformation, so many myths about abortion. Abortion will lead to substance abuse, depression, suicidal thoughts; abortion is bad for your health; every woman is going to regret it,” said social psychologist Brenda Major, a distinguished professor emeritus in the department of psychological and brain sciences at the University of California, Santa Barbara. … Read more

After Two Pandemic Years, a Summer Travel Bounce — and Chaos | Business News

By LAURIE KELLMAN, Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) — At a tourism conference in Phuket last month, Thailand’s prime minister looked out at attendees and posed a question with a predictable answer. “Are you ready?” Prayuth Chan-ocha asked, dramatically removing his mask and launching what’s hoped to be the country’s economic reset after more than two … Read more

Can police use health data to investigate an illegal abortion? What experts say

Can police use health data to investigate an illegal abortion?  What experts say

ORLANDO, Fla. – With Roe v. Wade back in the hands of individual states, your health and cell phone data could find itself in the hands of law enforcement should they decide to prosecute under illegal abortion statutes. “This is how crimes are prosecuted in the modern age,” News 6 legal expert Steven Kramer said. … Read more

Asia Stocks Mixed After Wall St Down, China Manufacturing Up | Business News

By JOE McDONALD, AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Thursday after the US economy contracted and China reported stronger factory activity. Shanghai and Hong Kong gained, while Tokyo and Seoul declined. Oil prices advanced. Wall Street’s benchmark S&P 500 index edged down 0.1% on Wednesday after data showed the US … Read more