• News Wrap: Schumer denies threatening Supreme Court justices
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    News Wrap: Schumer denies threatening Supreme Court justices

    JUDY WOODRUFF: In the day’s other news: Progressive champion Elizabeth Warren has ended her bid for the Democratic presidential campaign. The Massachusetts senator had led the race back in October, but she failed to win a single state, including her own on Super Tuesday. Today, she addressed supporters outside her home in Cambridge, and acknowledged there was no way forward. SEN. ELIZABETH WARREN (D-MA): I will not be running for president in 2020. But I guarantee I will stay in the fight for the hardworking folks across this country who’ve gotten the short end of the stick over and over. That’s been the fight of my life, and it will…

  • Studying Both Sexes with NIH’s National Institute on Aging’s Interventions Testing Program
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    Studying Both Sexes with NIH’s National Institute on Aging’s Interventions Testing Program

    The Interventions Testing Program, or ITP for short, is a program that was developed over over 10 years ago now to investigate the potential for compounds in dietary changes – – compounds that are provided in the diet – – to extend life span in a mouse model. We use males and females. This is, of course, a very important topic that the NIH has recognized recently to promote – – and we’ve done this from the beginning – – putting in enough males and females to have equal numbers going through the study and come out so that we’ve got statistically relevant numbers of both males and females for…

  • Understanding Low-Intervention Childbirth & It’s Benefits
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    Understanding Low-Intervention Childbirth & It’s Benefits

    Hey Vanderbilt Health. Today, we are gonna be talking about the midwifery model of care and what that looks like and how to navigate it maybe for some people who are confused about it and just about our phenomenal program here at Vanderbilt. I’m a huge fan of this program personally, I’m not gonna lie, I had all of my babies delivered by our Vanderbilt midwives and I’m pleased to have one of them here today. Lori, think you so much for joining me. So let’s dive right into this. What is the midwifery model of care? What does that even mean? – So the midwifery model of care is…

  • Roe v. Wade: A Legal History | Part Two: The Right to Privacy
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    Roe v. Wade: A Legal History | Part Two: The Right to Privacy

    By the time Roe v. Wade came down, she’d actually already had the baby, so the reason the case continued was because there was a desire both by litigants and by the Supreme Court to address the issue, not because it was a individual pressing case that someone brought. The first argument was in the winter of 1971 but two Justices had suddenly died prior to that argument so they were short on the bench. They have the oral argument in Roe. Shortly after, they have the oral argument in a case called Eisenstadt versus Baird, which was about extending the right to use contraception beyond married couples to single…

  • Roe v. Wade: A Legal History | Part One: To the Court
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    Roe v. Wade: A Legal History | Part One: To the Court

    Without question, Roe v. Wade is one of the most controversial decisions. It’s a case, but it’s also a symbol. It’s the only Supreme Court case that most Americans can cite by name. In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court today legalized abortions. Roe was interesting because it did articulate the right to abortion as a fundamental right. What the Court was saying there was this is on par with other sorts of fundamental rights: the right to marry, the right to procreate, the right to take care of one’s children. The Court split 7-2, with Justices Byron White and William Rehnquist dissenting, as the nine justices made abortion largely…

  • Missouri The Latest State To Advance Strict Anti-Abortion Legislation | NBC Nightly News
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    Missouri The Latest State To Advance Strict Anti-Abortion Legislation | NBC Nightly News

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