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Improper involuntary treatment

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — A Florida appeals court rules that the lower court should not have ordered involuntary substance abuse treatment for a citizen because, in the citizen’s absence, the court called and questioned the professional who executed the involuntary treatment certificate.

Supreme Court throws out challenge to abortion pill

The high court’s ruling keeps a popular abortion drug on shelves nationwide.

Temperature extremes likely to affect brain development in children, study finds

Using MRI scans and statistics, European researchers discovered that the development of white matter lags in the brains of children and fetuses frequently exposed to the lower and upper end of temperature distribution.

Eighth Circuit considers whether auto insurance extends to STDs in cars

A Missouri woman argued Geico owes her bodily injury coverage after a policyholder infected her with HPV in his car.

Bill restricting public masking clears North Carolina legislature 

The bill limits how the public can mask up but also includes a sudden alteration to campaign financing in the battleground state.

Packaged food distributor faces consumer class action over industrial additive in seafood products

The consumers say a preservative in some Conagra frozen fish products may increase the products' weight by 13% or more and affect the quality of the fish.