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I choose My Right

As if 2016 couldn’t get any worse. First we elect a man who isn’t fit to be a President, then Ohio’s Governor thinks he can somehow pass legislation to make it illegal for any woman to get an abortion at 6 weeks. 609 more words

Rodrigo Duterte's next war is a growing HIV epidemic in the Philippines

Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte is best known for his violent crackdown on drugs, but a new program from his administration shows that his iron fist could be beneficial for his more progressive policies. 523 more words

Our Right to Choose


Recently, Texas promulgated a regulation that requires burial for aborted fetuses. And as we go to publication, we have learned that the Ohio Legislature has adopted a prohibition on abortion as soon as a fetal heartbeat can be detected–as soon as six weeks after conception (no word if the bill will be signed by Governor Kasich). 2,522 more words

Malachi Grennell

Increasing Access to Abortion

ABSTRACT: Safe, legal abortion is a necessary component of women’s health care. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists supports the availability of high-quality reproductive health services for all women and is committed to improving access to abortion. 4,071 more words

First Person: Smear Fear

First Person delivers candid personal narratives illustrating intimate experiences and larger conversations about health

by Annabel Sowemimo Follow @sosowemimo

Over a fifth of black women have never had a routine cervical smear, as compared to less than ten percent of white women. 1,105 more words

Cervical Cancer

Nigerians petition Saraki on primary health care development

Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has been petitioned by Nigerians on issues regarding development of primary health care system, implementation and transparency challenges in the health sector, especially in rural communities where they lament low or no access to healthcare facilities and provisions. 332 more words


This still happens? by Emily J. Martin

reposted … from 2013

This still happens?
It’s true — some pregnant women are still forced to make terrible choice between losing their jobs and endangering their pregnancies. 217 more words

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