JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has signed legislation to ban abortion starting at the midpoint of a full-term pregnancy.
Supporters say it will protect women's health, while abortion-rights advocates say it's unconstitutional.
Bryant signed House Bill 1400 on Wednesday. It becomes law July 1.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Australian researchers are trying a novel way to boost the power of cochlear implants: They used the technology to beam gene therapy into the ears of deaf animals and found the combination improved hearing.
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The World Health Organization says 147 people have died from the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa.
In a statement posted on its website, the organization said more than 240 cases of the virus have been recorded in Guinea and Liberia.
That little voice nagging you to put down the cake and lace up the running shoes is increasingly coming from your employer and is likely to grow louder with a looming change under the federal health care overhaul.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration said Wednesday it is cutting the amount of coal dust allowed in coal mines in an effort to help reduce black lung disease.