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Pregnant woman walks into a bar: In NYC, you must serve her

Bars and taverns that refuse to serve alcoholic drinks to pregnant women are breaking the law, under guidelines New York City’s Human Rights Commission released Friday to help people interpret a 2013 city law. The guidelines also say mothers-to-be can’t be kept out of NYC bars just because they’re expecting.


Lack of Zika-specific test creates dilemma for some pregnant women

A pregnant woman who seeks out a Zika test after traveling to a Latin American country where the mosquito-born virus is prevalent can receive a positive result even if she’s not infected. The ambiguity can force her to make a life-changing decision based on incomplete information if she fears giving birth to a baby with severe brain damage.