Medications

Medication abortion is common; here's how it works

Medication abortions became the preferred method for ending pregnancy in the U.S. even before the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. These involve taking two prescription medicines days apart—at home or in a clinic.

Oncology & Cancer

Know your risk for hereditary cancer

Most people have at least one extended family member who has had cancer. But does that put you at a higher risk for developing cancer? Baylor College of Medicine genetic counselor Tanya Eble explains the risk factors for ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

'We must change': Japan's morning-after pill debate

When Megumi Ota needed the morning-after pill in Japan, she couldn't get a prescription in time under a policy activists call an attempt to "control" women's reproductive rights.