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That means many doctors in Texas are blocked from prescribing medical abortions in the first seven weeks of pregnancy. Abortion rights proponents asked the Supreme Court Monday to block the provision requiring hospital privileges while the legal battle continues. Justice Antonin Scalia demanded a response from the state by Nov.
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Medical college presidents urged to embrace changes in healthcare

The choices medical schools and teaching hospitals make or don’t make during the ongoing implementation of the country’s health-care reform law will shape “not only our personal futures and the future of our organizations, but even the future of our nation,” said Kirch. The AAMC represents 141 accredited U.S. and 17 accredited Canadian medical schools, just under 400 major teaching hospitals and health systems and about 90 academic and scientific societies.
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