Tag: Gynecology and Gynecologists

Medical Impact of Roe Reversal Goes Beyond Abortion Clinics, Doctors Say

In Wisconsin, a group of doctors and lawyers is trying to come up with guidelines on how to comply with a newly revived 173-year-old law that prohibits abortion except to save the life of a pregnant woman. They face the daunting task of defining all the emergencies and conditions that might result in a pregnant […]

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Some Women Turn to Self-Managed Abortion as Access Recedes

In states that have banned abortion, some women with unwanted pregnancies are pursuing an unconventional workaround: They are “self-managing” their abortions, seeking out the necessary know-how online and obtaining the medications without the supervision of a clinic or a doctor. At first glance, the practice may recall the days before Roe v. Wade, when women […]

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Some Women Turn to Self-Managed Abortion as Access Recedes

In states that have banned abortion, some women with unwanted pregnancies are pursuing an unconventional workaround: They are “self-managing” their abortions, seeking out the necessary know-how online and obtaining the medications without the supervision of a clinic or a doctor. At first glance, the practice may recall the days before Roe v. Wade, when women […]

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Are Plan B and Body Weight Interconnected?

In 2011, a team of researchers in Scotland were investigating why the emergency contraceptive pill, commonly known as Plan B, seemed to fail in a small portion of the population, and made an alarming discovery: the pill failed at higher rates among women with a higher B.M.I., or body mass index. Since then, several researchers […]

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