Across America, Attacks on Pregnant Women's Rights on the Rise

Across America, Attacks on Pregnant Women's Rights On the Rise
In July 2013, Alicia Beltran was arrested, shackled and confined by court order to a center for 78 days after she refused a doctor's orders to take an opiate blocker. Beltran had … Arrests, forced bedrest, compelled cesarean operations … Read more on San Diego Free Press

Sources: FBI reviewing secret recording from Novi judge's chambers
“It's the lawyer's job to represent the client,” said professor Steven Lubet, who teaches legal ethics at Northwestern University. “A judge should not be taking sides and certainly lenient treatment in a sentence should not be dependent on giving up a … Read more on Detroit Free Press

Efforts to curb hospital readmissions take center stage
"It is important to patients that they be able to remain at home after they are discharged," said Mary Norine Walsh, M.D., FACC, medical director of the Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant Program at St. Vincent's Heart Center of Indiana and chair of … Read more on Medical Xpress


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