Obstetrics & gynaecology

Abortion rates highest where legally restricted: study

Abortion rates are highest in countries that legally restrict access to terminations, but lowest in high-income countries where abortion and contraception are accessible, a new study has found.

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ACOG, others come out against proposed rule on Title-X

(HealthDay)—Health care organizations have come out against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' proposed rule that amends regulations governing the Title X of the Public Health Service Act, which provides ...

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Teen pregnancies, abortions plunge with free birth control

Teens who received free contraception and were educated about the pros and cons of various birth control methods were dramatically less likely to get pregnant, give birth or get an abortion compared with other sexually active ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

US abortions fall to 40-year low

The number of abortions performed in the United States has dropped to the lowest level in 40 years, a study said Monday, pointing to more contraception use rather than increased restrictions on access to the procedure.

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