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Australia’s surgical abortion rate is dropping by 5.1% per year as access to abortion drugs improves

The rate of surgical abortions nationally has declined by 5.1% per year since the listing of mifepristone/misoprostol (medical abortion) on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme in 2013, according to research published by the Medical Journal of Australia. “It is difficult to estimate the abortion rate in Australia, as most states do not routinely report abortion data […]

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Researchers review 50 years of progress in women's health

Debates over women's health have long been contentious, but have also resulted in significant improvements in areas like equitable access to health care and survivorship. But the overall picture remains far from perfect. For example, the United States still has the highest rate of maternal death among high-income countries, particularly among African American women. As […]