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February 2014

Abortions Declining in U.S., Study Finds

The New York Times
The abortion rate among American women declined to its lowest level in more than three decades in 2011, according to a new report released Monday that is widely considered the country’s most definitive examination of abortion trends.

January 2014

Integrating family planning and HIV services increases contraceptive knowledge and use

UCSF Bixby Center
A large cluster randomized trial conducted by the UCSF Bixby Center examined if integrating family planning with HIV/AIDS services can help bridge this gap and increase the use of contraception among HIV-positive women and men.

Bixby research confirms that abortion is a safe procedure

UCSF Bixby Center
Every year 1.2 million women have elective abortions in the United States.

Contraceptive access is critical for optimal pregnancy spacing

UCSF Bixby Center
New research from the UCSF Bixby Center sheds light on the critical role of contraceptive access to help achieve the ideal amount of time between pregnancies.

New grant will further HIV/AIDS research in Zimbabwe

UCSF Bixby Center
A UCSF Bixby Center program in Zimbabwe recently received a seven-year grant for $70 million to further its groundbreaking HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention research efforts.