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How Doctors Date Pregnancies, Explained

Health-care providers define the stage or length of pregnancy differently than many people might think.

A health-care provider explains the three methods of pregnancy dating—last menstrual period, ultrasound, and a physical exam—and how medical professionals use them.

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Resolution 1635-A: Why We Need Safe and Legal Abortion Without Government Interference

(Rasansky Law Firm)

I urge the New York City Council to adopt Proposed Resolution No. 1635-A, which also urges the United States Congress to support funding for comprehensive reproductive health care so that all women can lead full healthy lives and participate equally in society, regardless of their socio-economic level. 

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(VIDEO) The Myth of “Abortion Trauma Syndrome”

“Abortion trauma syndrome” is a myth created by anti-choicers. Research confirms a woman’s mental health after an abortion is best indicated by her mental health before the abortion.

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Medicine is No Place for Monday Morning Quarterbacks

As an ob/gyn, I would never tell a football coach how to lead a team to the Super Bowl. So I’m mystified and frustrated that CBS is letting someone who knows nothing about my job tell Super Bowl viewers how to handle a complicated pregnancy.

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HHS Rule Out of Touch with Medical Reality

Health care providers already strain to serve women while respecting workers’ rights under existing laws. Now Secretary Leavitt has put even more obstacles between patients and the health care they need.

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Medical Groups Protest New HHS Regulations

Major medical professional organizations join together to protest new HHS regulations that would damage the integrity of the relationship between patients and health care providers.

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Physicians, Nurses Oppose HHS Draft Regulations on Contraception

Every one of the major professional associations representing health care providers who treat women and girls have signed a letter to HHS Secretary Michael Leavitt opposing draft regulations restricting access to birth control.

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