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Life

RU-486 abortion pill can be reversed, says physician
Jul 18 2015
Doctor says the abortifacient effects of RU-486 – known generically as mifepristone – can be safely reversed about 55 percent of the time.

‘Gift box’ introduces Pan Am Games visitors to problems of trafficking
Jul 17 2015
With thousands expected in Toronto for the Pan Am Games, Faith Alliance to End Human Trafficking’s gift box project is sharing the horrors of selling souls.

Video of Planned Parenthood doctor prompts calls for investigation
Jul 15 2015
A video released July 14 appears to show a top Planned Parenthood official discussing the sale of parts of aborted babies for research.

Through collaboration, three parishes improve quality, quantity of religious education options
Jul 15 2015
A trio of religious education directors join forces to give parents a more fulfilling experience as they prepare their children for sacraments.

Court rules against Little Sisters' plea to avoid way to bypass mandate
Jul 14 2015
Court rules Little Sisters of the Poor must comply with HHS mandates to provide coverage for contraceptives in employee health care.

Six habits for good brain health
Jun 26 2015
When you talk about “staying healthy” or “active aging,” many people probably forget about brain health.

Court upholds health care subsidies in states with federal exchanges
Jun 25 2015
A 6-3 majority of the Supreme Court June 25 upheld tax subsidies for participants in health care exchanges run by the federal government.

In Maryland Right to Life appearance, Benjamin Carson calls American priorities ‘mixed up’
May 08 2015
By the time an unborn baby is 6 or 7 weeks old, his or her brain is developing at a rate of 400 million neurons a day.

Gibbons Commons begins development
May 06 2015
The first phase of redevelopment of the former Cardinal Gibbons School in Southwest Baltimore kicked off with fanfare.

U.S. sister ‘changed my life,’ says orphaned man who had tumor as child
May 02 2015
Patrick Daly was orphaned at age 8, and that’s when the tumor on his right cheek began to grow.