Health Highlights: May 3, 2022

Health Highlights: May 3, 2022

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Leaked documents suggest Supreme Court may overturn Roe v. Wade. The draft opinion from February, published by Politico, shows a majority of justices voting to negate the landmark decision that established abortion rights in 1973. Read more

Your take-out coffee cup could shed trillions of plastic 'nanoparticles.' They leach into your hot java from the cup's plastic lining, research shows. Read more

FDA warns of counterfeit home COVID test kits. The fake products could put users at risk of unknowingly spreading the disease or not seeking appropriate medical treatment, the agency said. Read more

Scientists calculate perfect amount of sleep for folks over 40. Seven hours of sleep a night may be the ideal amount for keeping your brain in good health if you're middle-aged or older, the new research shows. Read more

Could a stressed-out pregnancy hinder a child's early development? Babies born to moms who had stressful pregnancies may be more likely to experience social, emotional and learning problems as they grow up, new research shows. Read more

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