An Update on Abortion Pills From the World Health Organization Undermines How the U.S. Regulates Them
The update may make mifepristone and misoprostol more readily available worldwide. But in the U.S., not much is expected to change.
'These Maternal Deaths Could Have Been Avoided': A Closer Look at the Major New Study Finding That Abortions Don't Harm Women's Health
This research is particularly important at a time when states across the country are passing new laws concerning abortion.
No, Having an Abortion Is Not Harmful to a Woman's Health
Women who sought but did not receive an abortion were in worse health five years later than peers who did get one, a new study finds.
The FDA Issues Warnings to Online Abortion Pill Providers
The FDA writes that failure to immediately cease sales of unapproved versions of mifepristone and misoprostol may result in action.
What Will Happen If Texas Succeeds in Kicking Planned Parenthood Out of Its Medicaid Program?
The research on the consequences of Planned Parenthood losing public funding offers a sense of what may happen.
One Year After Hurricane Maria, Women's Health Providers in Puerto Rico Report a 'Slow' Recovery Process
Pacific Standard spoke with Blanca Cuevas, the director of a reproductive health non-profit based on the island.
Viewfinder: Argentina Rejects a Bill to Legalize Abortion
Abortion rights activists comfort each other outside the National Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on August 9th, 2018, after senators rejected a bill that would have legalized abortion.
'Ask Me About My Uterus' and Women's Never-Ending Quest to Not Have Their Pain Ignored
Abby Norman's new book chronicles how her endometriosis diagnosis unfolded alongside the medical disbelief around her chronic, debilitating pain.
The Psychological Repercussions of Removing Your Ovaries
The side effects are significant, but mostly people feel fine afterwards.
What Does the Rise of Catholic Hospitals Mean for Reproductive Health?
A new report details the rapid growth of Catholic health care networks, and the questions and concerns that have attended it.