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Travel medicine planning often skips contraception – Reuters

(Reuters Health) – When women visit travel medicine clinics before a trip, analysis of their pre-journey health needs often doesn’t cover contraception options and availability, a new paper warns. Women who visit these clinics are told about vaccines and infectious diseases they might encounter, but it’s also important to discuss contraceptive methods, emergency options and… Read More »

Beto: Closing of abortion, family planning clinics a ‘life-and-death matter’

Former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke said Sunday that the closing of roughly 25% of the state’s family planning clinics, which often offer abortions, is a “life-and-death matter” because of how it has put pregnant women at risk if they cannot receive adequate care. “In my home state of Texas, we saw more than a quarter… Read More »