Day: November 8, 2018

Girl Scouts sue Boy Scouts over efforts to include girls

The Girl Scouts of America has filed a lawsuit against the Boy Scouts, saying the group’s gender-neutral efforts to include girls is confusing and has led to membership losses. The 50-page lawsuit filed in Manhattan federal court Tuesday accuses the BSA of trademark infringement, dilution and unfair competition. Both groups […]


Study: Surgical patients typically use a quarter of opioids doctors prescribe

“It’s striking to see the major discrepancy between prescribed amount and the amount patients actually take,” said study senior author Dr. Joceline Vu. Surgery patients typically use only one-quarter of the opioids they’re prescribed for post-operative pain, a new study finds. And those leftover pills pose a risk […]

Anti-abortion activist who shot Kansas abortion doctor freed today

KANSAS CITY, Mo. : A woman who shot Wichita abortion doctor George Tiller and attacked abortion clinics in several states in the 1990s has been released from prison in Oregon, prompting concern in clinics across the country, according to a published report Wednesday. Rachelle “Shelley” Shannon was released […]

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