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The US opioid epidemic is accelerating, with hospital emergency room visits for overdoses from drugs like heroin, fentanyl and prescription painkillers up 30 percent from 2016 to 2017, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

U.S. Life Expectancy Declines Again as Fentanyl Rampage Continues

American life expectancy declined again last year according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), adding up to the worst four-year decline since 1915-1918, when mortality rates were driven by the infamous meat grinder of World War One and a deadly flu pandemic.

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Democrats Draft Bill to Make Abortion a ‘Human Right’

The Democrat party has introduced a bill that would “require the U.S. State Department to include reproductive rights in its annual human rights report,” in recognition of abortion as a basic human right.

James Scott Pendergraft IV, who was arrested three years ago after police found illegal drugs and bloody abortion instruments in his car, has had his medical license revoked by the Florida Board of Medicine.

Abortionist with Fentanyl, Bloody Instruments in Car Loses Medical License

During a routine traffic stop in 2015 in Spartanburg, South Carolina, police officers found Fentanyl, LSD, and marijuana in the vehicle belonging to James Scott Pendergraft IV, in addition to bloody abortion instruments – used in illegal home abortions – that still had human tissue attached.

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Get Your Healthcare Before It’s Too Late

If you’re currently without healthcare for next year or are in search of a new program heading into 2019, you need to know that the deadline to purchase health insurance through the government Exchange is December 15.

Pedestrians walk past a Planned Parenthood clinic on May 18, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. The Trump administration is expected to announce a plan for massive funding cuts to Planned Parenthood and other taxpayer-backed abortion providers by reinstating a Reagan-era rule that prohibits federal funding from going to clinics that discuss …

Planned Parenthood Affiliate Ends Basic Healthcare, Continues Abortions

Kara Cadwallader, vice president of medical affairs and senior medical director for Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands, said basic healthcare services would be discontinued because of the lack of patients asking for these services, reported Boise State Public Radio.

Nearly half of voters, 49 percent, say they support a single-payer health care system. In this photo, Californians protest in support of a single-payer system for their state.

City Unions Oppose New York State Single-Payer Health Plan

The battle is highlighting a split within the Democrat Party, as unions argue the expansive legislation – with universal coverage for illegal immigrants – will cut into their benefits and negotiating power.

New Planned Parenthood president Dr. Leana Wen made her first appearance on The View, where she told the hosts Planned Parenthood is a “transparent” healthcare organization in which abortion accounts for only three percent of its services.

Planned Parenthood President: ‘I Have Seen Too Many Preventable Deaths’

A 2017 study by the Charlotte Lozier Institute (CLI), the research arm of the pro-life Susan B. Anthony List, found that Planned Parenthood depends primarily on its abortion-centered business model – and is not a significant provider of medical care in the United States, despite its self-promotion as an “irreplaceable” and “life-saving” healthcare provider, as Wen professed.