Some say the new appropriations bill contains language that will free up the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to do more gun violence research, but others are more skeptical that anything will change.
This spring, Ireland holds a referendum on abortion, which is currently illegal in the country. But a network of abortion providers and volunteers helps thousands of Irish women travel abroad each year for the procedure — mostly to the U.K.
An estimated 64,000 people died from drug overdoses in the United States in 2016 — the vast majority of those were from heroin or synthetic opioids. New Hampshire is one of the states hardest hit by the epidemic and on Monday President Trump unveiled his plan to fight the crisis.
Pediatrician T. Berry Brazelton revolutionized the way parents interacted with their babies and young children. His career spanned more than half a century and included dozens of books, hundreds of publications and a TV show. He died Tuesday, just shy of his 100th birthday.