Health

How the Supreme Court's abortion ruling impacts public health

The United States Supreme Court ended the constitution right to obtain an abortion on Friday, a 6–3 ruling that overturned federal abortion protections established in 1973's landmark case Roe v. Wade. The decision, foreshadowed ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

The perils of perfectionism

WA researchers aim to help teen girls feel better in their bodies with an online program targeting perfectionism, which has been linked to depression, anxiety and eating disorders.

Health

Women locked in care cycle as COVID-19 diverts funds

Health inequalities facing women and girls, already stark before the onset of COVID-19, have widened glaringly during the pandemic. Lockdowns restricted access to sexual and reproductive health services, increased violence ...

Health

Access to safe abortions saves lives: WHO chief

The head of the World Health Organization said Wednesday that access to safe abortions saves lives, after a leaked draft ruling indicated the US Supreme Court was mulling ending nationwide legal abortions.

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Girl

A girl is any female human from birth through childhood and adolescence to attainment of adulthood. The term may also be used to mean a young woman.

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