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December 2014

Healthstyles December 18: Global Nurse Leaders & Innovators

HealthCetera
Hear how Dr. Suellen Miller adapted a piece of ambulance equipment to be something useful to women dying of childbirth-related hemorrhage in developing countries.

Groundbreaking research proves that abortion is an extremely safe procedure

UCSF Bixby Center

In the most comprehensive look yet at the safety of abortion, researchers at the UCSF Bixby Center found that the procedure is incredibly safe for women.

Study: Abortion Is Safer Than Wisdom Teeth Removal

Glamour
A new study by researchers at the University of California at San Francisco is adding even more support to that argument, finding that abortion has a lower complication rate than common procedures such as having one's wisdom teeth or tonsils removed.

Complications During Abortion are Rare: Study

Tech Times
A new study from UCSF shows that complications related to abortion are rare and occur less frequently compared to complications from other surgeries.

Comprehensive Study Shows Abortions Are ‘Very Safe’ and Far Less Risky Than Giving Birth

TruthDig.com
Despite the fact that officials all over the U.S. feel the need to regulate abortion as though it were a pernicious procedure, a study by UC San Francisco researchers shows that complications rarely occur after an abortion.

Abortion Procedures For Pregnant Women Are No More Dangerous Than Colonoscopies, Study Shows

HNGN
New research shows major complications occur in less than a quarter of a percent of patients who get abortions, a number that is comparable to the risks associated with colonoscopies.

Study finds that abortions are safer than dental surgeries

New York Daily News
A team from the University of California, San Francisco said that complications from abortions only happen 2.1% of the time, with most being minor. Wisdom teeth surgery, on the other hand, results in complications 7% of the time.

Major complications after abortion are extremely rare, study shows​

EurekAlert
In the most comprehensive look yet at the safety of abortion, researchers at UC San Francisco have concluded that major complications are rare, occurring less than a quarter of a percent of the time, about the same frequency as colonoscopies.

Abortion Complication Rates Are ‘Lower Than That For Wisdom Tooth Extraction’, Study Says

Time Online

People who get abortions are less likely to have complications than people who have their wisdom teeth removed, finds a new study published in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology.

New Study Shows Just How Safe Abortions Really Are

Elle
Last Friday, the journal Obsetrics & Gynecology published a study that could be one of the most important pieces of research concerning abortion, ever.