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  • Oakland Tribune Examines Increasing Religious Involvement of Abortion-Rights Groups
    ...The Oakland Tribune on Sunday examined how abortion-rights advocates are beginning to show a "spiritual side" after years of appearing to be "far removed from religion," while the antiabortion movement and religion seemed to be "inextricably linked... click link for more info....
    MedicalNewsToday - Wed, 27 Jul 2005 04:00 EST
  • Oakland, Calif.-based Post-Abortion Telephone Counseling Service Expands Across USA
    ...The Oakland, California-based post-abortion telephone counseling service... click link for more info....
    MedicalNewsToday - Mon, 06 Jun 2005 10:59 EST
  • OAP is awarded MRSA damages
    ...A woman who contracted MRSA wins ''substantial damages'' after the hospital admits ''some failings''....
    BBC - Thu, 21 Jul 2005 03:03 EST
  • OAS Fights U.S. Deportation of Convicted Drug Dealer With AIDS, Argues That Life-Saving Drugs Unavailable in Native Jamaica
    ...The Organization of American States'' human rights division is requesting that the US refrain from deporting an HIV-positive Jamaican-born legal US resident while the government considers her claim that deportation infringes on her basic right to life, the... click link for more info....
    MedicalNewsToday - Tue, 30 Aug 2005 11:00 EST
  • Ob/Gyn Group Urges Pregnant Women to Shun Paxil
    ...Title: Ob/Gyn Group Urges Pregnant Women to Shun PaxilCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/30/2006 2:05:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/30/2006 2:05:27 AM...
    MedicineNet - Thu, 30 Nov 2006 01:00 EST
  • OB/GYN Panel Approves Language for Alaska Abortion Web Site, Adds Material From Public Comments
    ...A five-member OB/GYN panel on Friday approved language for Alaska''s abortion informed consent... click link for more info....
    MedicalNewsToday - Mon, 30 May 2005 11:00 EST
  • OB/GYN Panel Reviewing Alaska Abortion Web Site Agrees To Include Material on Abortion-Breast Cancer Link, Fetal Pain
    ...A five-member OB/GYN panel that is reviewing Alaska's abortion informed consent... click link for more info....
    MedicalNewsToday - Wed, 04 May 2005 09:00 EST
  • Obama criticizes S. African response to AIDS
    ... CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Barack Obama, the only black U.S. senator, criticized South African leaders on Monday for their slow response to AIDS and urged President Thabo Mbeki to take a tougher stand against Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe....
    Reuters - Mon, 21 Aug 2006 11:39 EST
  • Obama says to get African HIV test
    ... CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Barack Obama, the only black U.S. senator, criticized South African leaders on Monday for their slow response to AIDS and said he planned to be tested for HIV while visiting Kenya later on his African trip....
    Reuters - Mon, 21 Aug 2006 09:07 EST
  • Obama sets goal of health care for all Americans
    ...WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic presidential contender Barack Obama said on Thursday every American should have affordable health care coverage within six years, calling for end to the "disappointing charade" of debate on the issue....
    Reuters - Fri, 26 Jan 2007 12:10 EST
  • Obama slams South Africa AIDS response
    ... CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Barack Obama, the only black U.S. senator, criticized South African leaders on Monday for their slow response to AIDS, saying they were wrong to contrast "African science and Western science."...
    Reuters - Mon, 21 Aug 2006 06:54 EST
  • Obese ''don''t want to lose weight''
    ...More than a quarter of obese and overweight people do not want to lose weight, a survey says....
    BBC - Mon, 09 Jan 2006 05:13 EST
  • Obese 'left waiting for surgery'
    ...There are too few surgeons trained in operations for obesity to meet rising NHS demand, experts warn....
    BBC - Mon, 24 Jul 2006 03:21 EST
  • Obese adults get fewer cancer screens, flu shots
    ... NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Despite their often higher risk of disease, obese adults are less likely than their thinner peers to get some of the most essential preventive health services, new study findings show....
    Reuters - Mon, 29 Aug 2005 08:36 EST
  • Obese adults get less preventative medical care
    ...Despite their often higher risk of disease, obese adults are less likely than their thinner peers to get some of the most essential preventive health services, new study findings show....
    MSNBC - Mon, 29 Aug 2005 09:36 EST
  • Obese Americans guzzling gas too
    ...The widening waistlines of Americans have increased the consumption of gasoline since 1960 according to researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Virginia Commonwealth University....
    CNN - Thu, 26 Oct 2006 10:08 EST
  • Obese boy faces child protection, mother says she is helpless
    ...An highly obese eight-year-old boy from Wallsend, Newcastle, faces the prospects of being placed into care for health reasons unless his mother is able to convince the officials she had not abused her son by allowing him to gain weight....
    The Earth Times - Mon, 26 Feb 2007 09:09 EST
  • Obese boys, girls more likely to be bullied
    ... NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Obese grade-school children are more likely to be the targets of bullying than their leaner peers are, a UK study suggests....
    Reuters - Sat, 18 Feb 2006 01:36 EST
  • Obese Breast Cancer Patients May Be Undertreated
    ...Title: Obese Breast Cancer Patients May Be UndertreatedCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/15/2005 1:57:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/15/2005 1:57:13 AM...
    MedicineNet - Wed, 15 Jun 2005 11:00 EST
  • Obese breast cancer patients may get sub-par chemo
    ... NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Overweight and obese women with breast cancer often receive reduced doses of chemotherapy after surgery or radiation, new research indicates. Giving full weight-based doses to such women would probably improve treatment outcomes....
    Reuters - Tue, 14 Jun 2005 06:24 EST
  • Obese breast cancer patients shorted on chemo
    ...Breast cancer patients who are either obese or poorly educated are more likely to get lower-than-optimal doses of chemotherapy, U.S. researchers reported on Thursday....
    MSNBC - Fri, 19 Jan 2007 05:40 EST
  • Obese breast cancer patients undertreated, study says
    ...WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Breast cancer patients who are either obese or poorly educated are twice as likely to get lower-than-optimal doses of chemotherapy, U.S. researchers reported on Thursday....
    Reuters - Fri, 19 Jan 2007 05:35 EST
  • Obese Breast Cancer Patients: How Much Chemo?
    ...For some obese women with breast cancer, cutting chemotherapy doses "should be avoided," according to researchers....
    WebMD - Wed, 24 Aug 2005 02:33 EST
  • Obese British boy to stay with family
    ...LONDON (Reuters) - British social workers decided on Tuesday to allow an eight-year-old boy who weighs almost 200 pounds (91 kg) to remain at home with his mother, who has refused to stop feeding him junk food....
    Reuters - Wed, 28 Feb 2007 02:25 EST
  • Obese British boy will stay with mom
    ...A mother who feared she might lose custody of her obese 8-year-old son unless he lost weight was allowed to keep the boy after striking a deal Tuesday with social workers to safeguard his welfare....
    MSNBC - Wed, 28 Feb 2007 04:36 EST
  • Obese can get healthier without diets
    ...Obese women can improve their health without dieting by changing their eating habits and exercising more, researchers said....
    MSNBC - Mon, 04 Dec 2006 10:50 EST
  • Obese Cancer Patients May Need More Chemo
    ...Study Suggests That Obese Breast Cancer Patients Often Do Not Get Enough Chemotherapy...
    ABC News - Tue, 14 Jun 2005 12:04 EST
  • Obese Cancer Patients May Need More Chemo
    ...Study Suggests That Obese Breast Cancer Patients Often Do Not Get Enough Chemotherapy...
    ABC News - Tue, 14 Jun 2005 05:48 EST
  • Obese cancer patients often undertreated
    ...A study suggests overweight breast cancer patients often do not get enough chemotherapy — and that might help explain why they tend to fare worse than thinner women....
    MSNBC - Tue, 14 Jun 2005 12:30 EST
  • Obese child "could be taken into care"
    ...Read full story for latest details....
    CNN - Mon, 26 Feb 2007 05:08 EST