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Twin Births in US Now Going Down, at Lowest Level in Decade

NEW YORK — Fewer U.S. families are seeing double, according to a government report that finds a drop in new twins. “In the media, there are often stories about very cute twins and talking about how great to have two babies at the same time. these stories d...
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Supreme Court to Hear Abortion Regulation Case

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed Friday to plunge into the abortion debate in the midst of the 2020 presidential campaign, taking on a Louisiana case that could reveal how willing the more conservative cou...

Sex Misconduct Complaints Against Calif. Doctors Up Sharply

LOS ANGELES — The number of complaints against California physicians for sexual misconduct has risen 62% since fall of 2017 — a jump that coincides with the beginning of the #MeToo movement, according to a newspaper investigation published Monday. A Los Ang...
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Physicians Criticize State Lawsuits Over Pelvic Mesh

SEATTLE — Doctors who specialize in female pelvic medicine say lawsuits by four states, including Washington and California, over products used to treat pelvic floor disorders and incontinence might scare patients away from the best treatment options — or mayb...