Health Highlights: Jan. 5, 2023

Study finds medical, surgical abortions very safe. Although there were slightly more complications seen with medical abortions than surgical ones, death rates were far higher among women who gave birth, the data showed. Read more

A 'dry January' might help your health. An expert says giving up alcohol can have many health benefits -- from sleeping better and having more time for other hobbies, to saving money. Read more

End of legal abortion could have more women opting for permanent contraception. That means procedures such as removal of a woman's fallopian tubes, which permanently prevents pregnancy without changing a woman's hormones or periods. Read more

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