The Health 202: Democratic 2020 contenders are seizing on wave of antiabortion laws

The restrictions could change voting patterns on the issue. Health

Oklahoma opioid trial begins as state lays blame for crisis on drug companies

Oklahoma lawyers allege Johnson & Johnson, motivated by greed, flooded the market with prescription painkillers. The company said its business is closely regulated and isn’t tied directly to overdose deaths. Health

A violation of ‘privacy, liberty, dignity’: Civil rights groups sue HHS over religious exemption rule

The challenge to a rule published May 21 is being mounted by Lambda Legal, Americans United for Separation of Church and State, and the Center for Reproductive Rights, in conjunction with California’s Santa Clara County. Health

Planned Parenthood could close in Missouri, making it the first state without abortion access

Planned Parenthood says it is suing the state of Missouri in an effort to continue providing abortion procedures at the state’s lone clinic, in St. Louis. Health

The Health 202: There’s just one female physician in Congress. We talked to her.

Democrat Kim Schrier doesn’t think Medicare-for-all is necessarily the answer. Health