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Men are stepping up, saying Roe v. Wade ruling was 'the final push' to get a vasectomy

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Austin Nicholson was ahead of the curve when he got his vasectomy in September 2021, saving himself a long line as Austin-area doctors say the demand for sterilization has seen a “significant” spike since Roe v. Wade was overturned on Friday.

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APH: First presumptive case of monkeypox identified in Travis County

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A presumptive case of monkeypox has been detected in Travis County and is awaiting test results from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Austin Public Health said Friday.

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St. David's to invest nearly $1B in new hospitals, expanded facilities in Austin area

Two new hospitals are expected to open in 2024. (St. David's HealthCare)

As part of a nearly $1 billion plan, Austin-based St. David’s HealthCare will build three new hospitals and bring in more than 900 new positions to the Austin area.

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