Tag archives for abortion

The 5-3 Supreme Court decision in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt last week was a welcome step for women’s health, but resulted in the removal of only some of the barriers many US women still face in accessing abortion services.

Recent stories address the Zika virus, which is linked to babies born with small heads; a reporter with advanced cancer covering the assisted-suicide movement; and more.

Recent pieces address how poor single moms survive, harassment of abortion providers, independence for the elderly, and more.

Recent pieces address healthcare workers’ safety and the research behind controlling Ebola’s spread; end-of-life planning; contraception; and more.

For the past 40 years, first-trimester abortion has been legal in the US, but restrictions on these procedures have been mounting as the number of abortion providers has declined. Researchers examine the health implications when women can’t get legal abortions.