More than 200 women and several men accuse doctor in lawsuit of sexual abuse, unnecessary exams

[ad_1] BOSTON — More than a decade ago, Kristin Fritz was struggling with pain in her spine and saw a rheumatologist recommended by her doctor at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. The visit with Dr. Derrick Todd started normally for the 37-year-old New Hampshire woman. But as Todd progressed, he aggressively groped her breasts, … Read more

2 women who say abortion restrictions put them in medical peril feel compelled to campaign for Biden

[ad_1] WASHINGTON — WASHINGTON (AP) — A Texas woman who went into premature labor, developed sepsis and nearly died and a Louisiana woman who said restrictive abortion laws prevented her from getting medical help for a miscarriage are now campaigning for President Joe Biden as the Democrat highlights how women’s health is being affected by … Read more

Book excerpt:

[ad_1] Crown We may receive an affiliate commission from anything you buy from this article. In her new book, “Grown Woman Talk: Your Guide to Getting and Staying Healthy” (published April 9 by Crown), Dr. Sharon Malone, an OB/GYN and certified menopause practitioner, addresses issues facing women who may feel marginalized about their health questions … Read more

3/26: Prime Time with John Dickerson

[ad_1] 3/26: Prime Time with John Dickerson – CBS News Watch CBS News John Dickerson reports on the collapse of a major bridge in Baltimore, Trump’s social media company’s stock market debut, and why the Supreme Court is skeptical about restricting abortion pill access. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, … Read more

More women are drinking themselves sick. The Biden administration is concerned.

[ad_1] When Karla Adkins looked in the rearview mirror of her car one morning nearly 10 years ago, she noticed the whites of her eyes had turned yellow. She was 36 at the time and working as a physician liaison for a hospital system on the South Carolina coast, where she helped build relationships among … Read more

Highlights from the AP’s reporting on the shrimp industry in India

[ad_1] SAN FRANCISCO — India is the top supplier of shrimp to the U.S., with Indian shrimp stocked in freezers at most of the nation’s biggest grocery store and restaurant chains. One reason for that is the low cost for consumers of shrimp from India. But that low cost comes at a price. The Associated … Read more

AP documents grueling conditions in Indian shrimp industry that report calls “dangerous and abusive”

[ad_1] SAN FRANCISCO — Noriko Kuwabara was excited to try a new recipe she’d seen on social media for crispy shrimp spring rolls, so she and her husband headed to Costco’s frozen foods aisle. But when she grabbed a bag of farm-raised shrimp from the freezer and saw “Product of India,” she wrinkled her nose. … Read more

Gaza and Haiti are on the brink of famine, experts say. Here’s what that means

[ad_1] Catastrophic hunger is so dire in two world hotspots that famine is imminent in northern Gaza and approaching in Haiti, with hundreds of thousands of people in both places struggling to avoid starvation. That’s according to food security experts and aid groups, who are warning about the toll from hunger caused by the war … Read more

Early results show lower cancer rates than expected among Air Force nuclear missile personnel

[ad_1] WASHINGTON — The Air Force is reporting the first data on cancer diagnoses among troops who worked with nuclear missiles and, while the data is only about 25% complete, the service says the numbers are lower than what they expected. The Air Force said so far it has identified 23 cases of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, … Read more