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November 2020

Pelvic exams can be a barrier to birth control for women with history of intimate partner violence

UCSF Bixby Center

Pelvic examinations used to be required to obtain hormonal contraception, creating a substantial barrier to accessing Starting in the mid-1990s, professional medical organizations walked back this

Act now for maternity care that can survive the next crisis

Devex
Dilys Walker and Carolyn Smith Hughes call on funders, global and local development organizations, researchers and academic institutions, program implementers, the tech sector, and policy and advocacy organizations to seize this opportunity to mitigate the consequences of the pandemic while building more resilient systems for lasting change in Devex.

Counseling’s impact on adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy among pregnant and breastfeeding women

UCSF Bixby Center

Pregnant women living with HIV can transmit the infection to their babies in utero, during delivery or through breastfeeding.

How overturning Roe v. Wade could impact people's health nationwide

Healthline
Mai Fleming talked to Healthline about how overturning Roe v. Wade could impact people's health and how many people already struggle to access abortion care.

October 2020

People are still having sex. So why are STD rates dropping?

New York Times
Dr. Ina Park talked to the New York Times about challenges to STD testing during the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact on patients.

The ABC: Abortion & birth control

Hormonal Podcast
Dr. Stephanie Frazin explained what to expect with different abortion procedures, discussed abortion stigma and answered user questions on Clue's Hormonal podcast.

The judicial bypass process delays abortion for adolescents

UCSF Bixby Center

In 37 states, young people ages 17 and under who need an abortion must involve one or both parents in their decision.

While abortion on TV is becoming more diverse, it still doesn’t reflect reality

UCSF Bixby Center

Abortion on-screen has become a more common occurrence.

Study reveals gap in informed consent for egg donation

UCSF Bixby Center

Globally, there is an increased demand for donor eggs in assisted reproduction.

A rare expansion in abortion access because of COVID-19

TIME
Carole Joffe of ANSIRH wrote about the history of medication abortion in TIME.