Tag: Reproductive Health


House oversight committee launches investigation into reproductive health data collection

July 11, 2022

Via: Healthcare Dive

A wave of red states have severely limited access or criminalized abortion following the Supreme Court’s ruling late last month. Currently, 11 states have banned abortion entirely or have severely restricted the procedure, according to the Guttmacher Institute. Roughly half […]

Innovation, Research

Studies detail current, future obstacles to abortion care

April 20, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

With an upcoming U.S. Supreme Court decision that is likely to further restrict abortion access, two new studies from The Ohio State University provide insights into what additional limits on abortion care could mean, particularly for those who will have […]


Texas abortion law harms survivors of rape and incest, activists say

November 17, 2021

Via: The Medical News

The Safe Alliance in Austin, Texas, helps survivors of child abuse, sexual assault and domestic violence. Before Texas’ new abortion law took effect, the organization counseled a 12-year-old who had been repeatedly raped by her father. Piper Stege Nelson, chief […]

Innovation, Research

Living environment may affect male reproductive health, research suggests

April 1, 2021

Via: The Medical News

New research, led by scientists at the University of Nottingham, suggests that the environment in which men live may affect their reproductive health. The research, published in Scientific Reports, looked at the effects of geographical location on polluting chemicals found […]


California expands privacy protection to public health workers amid threats

September 24, 2020

Via: The Medical News

California will allow public health officials to participate in a program to keep their home addresses confidential, a protection previously reserved for victims of violence, abuse and stalking and reproductive health care workers. The executive order signed by Democratic Gov. […]


Providing women with early knowledge about childbirth could help reduce unnecessary cesareans

September 20, 2017

Via: The Medical News

Cesarean deliveries in most developed countries, including Canada, are at least 10 to 20 per cent higher than recommended by the World Health Organization, and many efforts to decrease unnecessary C-sections have failed. But a new University of British Columbia […]