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  1. Welcome to Friday's Overnight Health Care. Programming note: We'll be off Monday for Memorial Day, but will be back after the long weekend.On this Friday, the Trump administration proposed rolling back transgender health care protections and...
  2. A federal judge on Friday blocked a Mississippi law that banned abortions once a fetus's heartbeat is detected, as early as six weeks into pregnancy.Judge Carlton Reeves, an Obama appointee, wrote that the law "...
  3. A new drug to treat spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday will come with a price tag of $2.1 million, making it the most expensive medicine in the world.The drug, called Zolgensma, treats SMA, a...
  4. The Trump administration is considering two new rules changes that would make it easier for adoption agencies to deny adoptions to same-sex couples, according to a report from Axios. Two administration officials told Axios that...
  5. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson (R) on Friday signed into law a bill banning abortions after eight weeks of pregnancy.The new law includes exceptions for medical emergencies but not for cases of rape and incest.The controversial measure is slated to...