New Jersey law bans anyone younger than age 14 from using tanning salons.
Patricia Krentcil, 44, posted $25,000 bail and was released to authorities in Camden County, where she had an outstanding warrant on a municipal charge, the AP reported.
Appeals Judge Grants Extension in Planned Parenthood Funding Case
In the ongoing legal fight over funding for Planned Parenthood in Texas, a federal appeals judge on Tuesday said more time is needed to hear arguments on whether that state can prevent the group from receiving funding as part of the the Women's Health Program.
The move comes less than 24 hours after another federal district court judge, Judge Lee Yeakel, issued an order forbidding Texas from enforcing a law that bans Planned Parenthood from participating in the program.
On Tuesday, Fifth Circuit Appeals Judge Jerry Smith gave lawyers for eight Planned Parenthood clinics involved in a lawsuit against the state until 5 p.m. Tuesday to present their arguments about why Texas should be prevented from enforcing the law, the Associated Press reported.
"We are disappointed in the stay granted last night," Sarah Wheat, interim CEO of Planned Parenthood of Austin Family Planning, told the AP. "When presented with both sides, the District Court agreed the rule was likely unconstitutional, and that implementation would cause a serious problem with health care access for Texas women."
Under the appeals judge's order, Texas can exclude the Planned Parenthood clinics from the Women's Health Program today, according to Texas Department of Health and Human Services spokeswoman Stephanie Goodman.
New Facebook Initiative Promotes Organ Donation
Facebook has introduced an initiative to help promote organ donations for people who require life-saving transplants.
Facebook users in the United States and Britain can now indicate that they are organ donors on their timelines. If they are donors, they can find links to official donor organ registries and enroll, Agence France-Presse reported.
"We want to make it simple," said Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. "You just put in the state or country that you're from, so that we can help link you to the official registries."
"Today, more than 114,000 people in the United States, and millions more around the globe, are waiting for the heart, kidney or liver transplant that will save their lives," Zuckerberg said in a statement with Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg, AFP reported.
Insurer Agrees to Cover Transgender Woman's Mammograms
A transgender American women has won insurance coverage for mammogram breast cancer screening after a long battle.
Beth Scott, 44, was told by her doctor she needed a mammogram and underwent the procedure in June 2010. She paid $385 out of pocket and then submitted the claim to her insurance company Aetna, which denied the claim, ABC News reported.
The Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund took up the case and announced this week that it had won the landmark battle and resolved Scott's claim. The settlement clarified that this type of denial will not happen in the future and that transgender people will be able to change their sex on their insurance records by providing a birth certificate or driver's license.
"I am really pleased and glad it went smoothly," Scott told ABC News. "It's something that gives me hope -- by the fact that Aetna apologized and reimbursed me," she said. "Their willingness to treat transgender people is a positive sign."
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