DOJ: South Dakota's long-term care system violates law; Catholic hospitals still deny pregnancy-related care to women for moral reasons;

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> An investigation by the Department of Justice has found that South Dakota's long-term care system violates federal law and wrongly puts thousands in nursing homes, The New York Times reported. Article

> Some Catholic hospitals across the country continue to deny women pregnancy-related care on moral grounds, according to an article from Vice. Article

> A doctor at Evanston NorthShore Hospital in Illinois has been charged with stealing close to $200,000 worth of medical equipment, reports the Chicago Tribune. Article

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And Finally… Duck is covered. Article