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May 2017

How can states integrate family planning into their Zika response plans?

UCSF Bixby Center

Many of the US states most vulnerable to mosquito-borne transmission of Zika also have exceptionally high rates of unintended pregnancy.

Simple device reduces postpartum bleeding in critical care patients

UCSF Bixby Center

Bixby researchers have previously proven that a simple, low-tech device, known as a non-pneumatic anti-shock garment (NASG), can

Bixby's abortion training pioneers share lessons with UK colleagues

UCSF Bixby Center

The Bixby Center’s Uta Landy, PhD and Jody Steinauer, MD, MAS were recently invited by the Royal

Dr. Willie Parker shares his Life’s Work at Bixby book event

UCSF Bixby Center

To mark the launch of his new book, Life’s Work, Dr. Willie J.

Public funding for family planning also helps insurance enrollment

UCSF Bixby Center

A number of recent federal policy proposals imperil public funding for family planning providers. Most analyses have focused on how funding cuts would increase the cost of family planning care.

April 2017

Virginia is wrong to target a woman after an abortion

The Washington Post
"What are the implications, for our health, for civil rights and human rights, and for the status of women in our society, when a woman is arrested because a pregnancy ended?"

Should over-the-counter medical abortion be available?

The Guardian
"From a purely medical perspective, it no longer makes sense to demonize women’s safe use of abortion medications at home – just as the abortion rights movement should no longer rely on rhetoric around returning to the days of coat-hanger abortions," writes Daniel Grossman, MD in an op-ed.

Carole Joffe, Alissa Perrucci and others honored by NAF

UCSF Bixby Center

Congratulations to Carole Joffe, PhD and Alissa Perrucci, PhD, MPH, both of whom won distinguished awards at the 2017 National Abortio

The birth control gap: Women still do most of the work in preventing pregnancy—does it have to be that way?

Salon
In a new study, ANSIRH's Katrina Kimport examines the ways in which the work of avoiding pregnancy falls disproportionately on the shoulders of women.