CHICAGO | New guidelines aimed at preventing workplace discrimination against pregnant women were signed into law by Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn this week, a move backers say extends protections already in place for other workers.
State Sen. Toi Hutchinson, D-Chicago Heights, center, is joined by Gov. Pat Quinn, left, at the signing of a bill she sponsored protecting the rights of pregnant women in the workplace.
INDIANAPOLIS | For the fifth year in a row, the number of abortions performed in Indiana was less than the year before.
Social conservatives and Planned Parenthood have clashed for decades, especially in Indiana. The tactics have included limiting access to Planned Parenthood services and cutting off government funding.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Treasurer Richard Mourdock isn't on the ballot this year and likely never will run for public office again, but that's not stopping Hoosier Democrats from seeking to tie all Indiana Republican candidates to his rhetoric.
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INDIANAPOLIS | Several legislative proposals sponsored by Northwest Indiana lawmakers, and other measures set to affect the region, received final approval Wednesday by the Republican-controlled General Assembly.
INDIANAPOLIS | Two proposals backed by Northwest Indiana lawmakers advanced closer to the governor's desk Tuesday.
INDIANAPOLIS | As the Indiana General Assembly nears the midpoint of its 2014 session, the Republican-controlled House and Senate this week approved scores of legislative proposals that now go to the opposite chamber for further review.
INDIANAPOLIS | A woman who miscarries at a hospital, birthing center or other medical facility would get more control over the miscarried remains under legislation unanimously approved Monday by a House committee.
March of Dimes released data today that shows improvement in preterm births in Indiana. It's the same day state health officials are hosting an infant mortality summit.
If you weren’t shocked by the results of The Status of Girls in Indiana study, you ought to check for a pulse.
INDIANAPOLIS | A group of Congressional Republicans, led in part by U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Indianapolis, proposed an alternative to the Affordable Care Act Wednesday that goes beyond just repealing Obamacare.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Hoosier woman giving birth following a rape could face a lifetime of further attacks in court if the rapist-father tries to assert parental rights because of the way Indiana law is structured.
The death of an infant is always a tragedy, especially in the 21st century, with modern medicine widely available. Hoosiers should be appalled to know Indiana's mortality rate is among the worst in the nation.
CHICAGO | Melissa Jones almost made it.
Preconception sex selection is an interesting topic that yields various opinions. Being able to determine the gender or biology of a child based on an erroneous preconceived notion changes the birth spectrum.
Six years after the Supreme Court’s Roe v Wade decision that legalized abortion, I was covering the Indiana Senate.
Certified nurse midwife Danielle Kraessig meets with patient Yakini Branch on Jan. 23 at the PCC South Family Health Center in Berwyn, Ill. The clinic may receive a permit to operate the first birth center in Illinois as soon as Feb. 5. Midwives and other supporters of birth alternatives for…
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