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36 Seconds Is Not Enough Time for Doctors to Discuss Sex With Teens

Susan Allen, director of marketing and communications at Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, told RH Reality Check that LB 1032 is unnecessary legislation because information about coercion is already provided for all patients considering abortion in Nebraska.

A new study suggests that many doctors are not talking to their teenage patients about sexuality, and those who are spend an average of just over half a minute on this important topic.

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Kansas to Pregnant Women: “A Little Lie from Your Doctor Won’t Hurt You”

Buried in a sweeping anti-abortion bill is a provision that would immunize a doctor who discovers that a baby will be born with a devastating condition and deliberately withholds that information from his patient. That’s right.

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Illinois’ Home Birth Safety Act Awaits Passage

It’s the bill advocates are calling “the solution to the Illinois home birth maternity care crisis” and some have been waiting 30 years for its passage. But a strong and active state medical association is blocking the bill at every turn. Why?

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On Privacy

The Supreme Court first established this right to privacy more than a century ago, and most Americans take it for granted every time they visit a doctor. Yet today I find myself having to defend this right on behalf of my patients.

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It’s Not All Bad

Oklahoma doctors and reproductive justice advocates are riding a victory wave that's barely made ripples in the national news.

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Doctors’ Reactions to the Federal Abortion Ban

Physicians are full of questions about how the Supreme Court's ruling will affect them and their patients. This decision endangers women's health and makes it harder for physicians to provide the best possible care to women.

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