Alabama's IVF ruling could send wave of patients to Bay Area

For decades, in vitro fertilization has allowed couples suffering with conception issues, to achieve pregnancy. But recently, the Alabama Supreme Court ruled frozen embryos awaiting implantation in a woman’s uterus, have the same legal protections as children.

Access to abortion pill in limbo after competing rulings

Access to the most commonly used method of abortion in the U.S. plunged into uncertainty Friday following conflicting court rulings over the legality of the abortion medication mifepristone that has been widely available for more than 20 years.