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Judge temporarily blocks new Arkansas anti-abortion laws

A federal judge blocked three new abortion restrictions in Arkansas minutes before they were set to take effect Wednesday, including a measure that opponents say would likely force the state’s only surgical abortion clinic to close. U.S. District Judge Kristine

New e-cigarette laws could drive some users to smoke more cigarettes

Efforts by the FDA and some cities to limit the availability and appeal of e-cigarettes to young users could drive some existing users to smoke more tobacco cigarettes to get their fix, according to new research from Duke Health. The

Strict state laws and universal background checks linked to lower pediatric firearm-related deaths

States with stricter firearms laws had lower firearm-related deaths among children and adolescents, finds research led by faculty at Children’s National in Washington, D.C. Furthermore, state laws that had been in place for more than five years requiring universal background