Oklahoma governor vetoes bill to jail abortion doctors; Parents often misunderstand instructions about asthma medications;

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> A bill that would have effectively banned abortion in Oklahoma by making it a felony for doctors to perform the procedure, has been vetoed by the state's Republican Governor Mary Fallin, according to a Reuters report. Article

> A study in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology found that many parents may not fully understand their providers' instructions about medications when it comes to keeping their children's asthma under control. Study abstract

> The number of opioid prescriptions has finally decreased for the first time in two decades in the United States, according to an analysis by The New York Times. Article

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> Initiatives to reduce medical errors, the nation's third-leading cause of death, have made progress, according to research published in the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's Chartbook on Patient Safety. Article

> More than 270 pregnant women in the United States and its territories have tested positive for the Zika virus, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Article

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