Watch the pro-choice rally outside the Supreme Court as it could decide the future of abortion in America

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If SCOTUS upholds a Louisiana law, it could be a sign a more conservative Supreme Court is willing to overturn other abortion laws. Today the Supreme Court is hearing a case about a Louisiana abortion law that could have ramifications across America. As NPR reports , SCOTUS is hearing arguments in a case to decide whether an abortion access law in Louisiana can go forwards. That law mandates that any doctor performing an abortion in the state can only do so if they have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital. “Admitting privileges” is when a doctor has an agreement with a hospital to be able to send and treat their patients there. Read Full Story

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5 questions about Trump’s finances that could be answered by seeing his records

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New York prosecutors may soon have access to President Trump’s financial records under a Supreme Court ruling. Here’s what they might show. In a pair of decisions released Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that state prosecutors in New York can demand access to President Trump’s financial records but sent the question of whether House committees can do so back to lower courts for further consideration. Read Full Story

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This Turbo Tax-like tool helps Dreamers automate their immigration forms

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Immigrants Like Us is designed to take the complex legal forms required for immigration and make them simple for laypeople to fill out without a lawyer. The Supreme Court is expected to soon decide if the Trump administration acted lawfully when it ended DACA, the program that allows immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as children to legally continue living and working in the country with two-year permits. As some “Dreamers” scramble to renew their status—not knowing what will happen after the court decision—a new tool is designed to help them complete the necessary forms online even if they can’t afford a lawyer. Read Full Story

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The $1 trillion quest to bring hospital care to your home

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Hospital buildings add a huge amount to medical bills. Moving care to people’s homes could dramatically reduce those costs. Doctor Bruce Leff is a hospital skeptic. A practicing geriatrician who’s been on the faculty at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine for 25 years, Leff argues that hospitals don’t have their priorities straight. Read Full Story

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How the COVID-19 pandemic could reshape hospitals

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Future hospitals will be designed with pandemics in mind. As COVID-19 cases fill emergency rooms and intensive care units across the U.S., local officials have been rushing to convert hotels, convention centers, and city parks into new hospital spaces. Amid the scramble, many physicians, architects, and healthcare consultants are already talking about how modern hospital designs could change to avoid a repeat of the current national crisis. Read Full Story

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How robots helped protect doctors from coronavirus

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It’s all about good bedside manner. Coronavirus cases have spiked across the United States. There were 54,000 reported cases as of March 24—an increase of about 10,000 cases from the previous day, according to the CDC . Hospitals across the country are understaffed, under-supplied , and teetering on overcapacity . That combination leaves medical professionals dangerously vulnerable to contracting the virus. Read Full Story

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British prime minister Boris Johnson in ICU as coronavirus symptoms worsen

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Boris Johnson, who tested positive for coronavirus, was sent to ICU in case he needs a ventilator, but the British PM is currently breathing on his own. A day after he was admitted to the hospital for coronavirus-related symptoms, British prime minister Boris Johnson has been sent to intensive care. The Guardian reports that the medical team treating the PM decided to move him in case he needs ventilation. Johnson is currently conscious and breathing on his own. Read Full Story

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How COVID-19 could be used to help win climate change lawsuits

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A law professor explains three types of COVID-19 lawsuits she says climate attorneys should be paying special attention to, which could make the case for bolder action on climate. Politicians around the country have taken swift action to address the COVID-19 pandemic. But their all-hands-on-deck reactions have also exasperated climate change activists, who can only dream of the same urgency being applied to the arguably more deadly and far-reaching climate crisis. Read Full Story

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