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March 20, 2006

RU-486 Abortion Pill Causes Two More Deaths

The FDA has reported two new fatalities caused by the RU-486 abortion pill. Five other women have died after taking the pill since 2000. The cause of the deaths has not been determined.

The FDA said yesterday that it did not know whether the clostridium bacteria played any role in the most recent deaths, but the agency did establish that it was present in four earlier fatalities. One other death related to medical abortion was in a woman who had an ectopic pregnancy -- a condition where RU-486 is not considered appropriate. (Washington Post)

Posted by news editor at 04:04 PM

Melania Trump Gives Birth to Boy

Donald Trump's wife, Melania Trump, has given birth to a baby. The boy, named Barron William Trump, is Melania's first child and Donald's fourth.

"Everyone's perfect," Trump said in a telephone interview on MSNBC's "Imus in the Morning," about 20 minutes after the arrival of his fifth child. (ABC News)

Posted by news editor at 03:44 PM

March 03, 2006

Lifting Weights for Stomach Fat

By just lifting weights twice a week for an hour, women can battle the buildup of tummy fat that often takes hold with aging, a new study suggests. And they didn't even diet. (USA TODAY)

Posted by news editor at 01:46 PM