Students feel that providing abortion care is a positive contribution to society

Miscarriage information available on the internet: A content analysis of leading consumer websites

These websites would better serve people experiencing miscarriage by reflecting the best scientific evidence

Legal challenges and FDA rules are still significant hurdles

This need is especially high among women who considered but did not obtain an abortion

Plotlines often falsely portray surgical abortion as major surgery, few depict medication abortion

More research is needed to understand why some policies have opposite effects for White women and Black women

About 1 in 4 pregnant women eligible for Medicaid who would have had an abortion give birth instead

Women who are denied abortions are at a slightly greater risk of experiencing poor health

Women reported that telemedicine reduced their financial burden, distance traveled and time spent seeking abortion care

These policies result in thousands of low birthweight and preterm births and cost millions of dollars annually

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Yarger J, Berglas NF, Campa M, Chabot M, Decker MJ Trends in Adolescent Birth Rates in California: Examining the Influence of Community Characteristics Through Geographic and Temporal Analysis. November 2019. Journal of Adolescent Health, [ePub ahead of print].
Sufrin C, Terplan M, Scott C, Roberts SCM Expanding Contraceptive Access for Women With Substance Use Disorders Partnerships Between Public Health Departments and County Jails. November 2019. Journal of Public Health Management & Practice, 25(6):E10-E11.
Biggs MA, Casas L, Ramm A, Baba F, Correa SV, Grossman D Future health providers’ willingness to provide abortion services following decriminalisation of abortion in Chile: a cross-sectional survey. October 2019. BMJ Open, 9:e030797.
Grossman D, Raifman S, Bessenaar T, Duong LD, Tamang A, Dragoman MV Experiences with pain of early medical abortion: qualitative results from Nepal, South Africa, and Vietnam. October 2019. BMC Women's Health, 19:118.

Banner photos: Clinician and patient photo ©  iStock/monkeybusinessimages; Mentor award group image © Michael Rubottom Photography; Ultrasound image © zilli/iStockphoto.com; Preventing pregnancy image © Image Point Fr/Shutterstock.com.

Research category photos: Abortion section photo © Can Stock Photo Inc. / Mark Adams, Rocketclips. Contraception photo © Cindy Chew for ANSIRH. Culture image part of an infographic designed for ANSIRH by Jessica Harrington, with art direction by Kate Giambrone and Julianna Johnson. International photo courtesy Stew and Vee Carrington via Creative Commons license. Policy photo courtesy of Heather Ault (modified and cropped). Turnaway photo © Jana Carrey for ANSIRH.

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