Researchers from Beyond the Pill surveyed clinicians and staff to understand the challenges providers have faced in meetings patients’ needs for birth control and how they adapted clinical care during the pandemic.
Bixby Center researchers and colleagues looked at the burden of the REMS as part of a study exploring how family medicine values can be used to encourage family physicians to integrate medication abortion into their practices. In interviews, 41% of family physicians named or described the REMS as a barrier to providing medication abortion.
New research analyzing data on pregnant people with syphilis and their infants in California found that receiving late or no prenatal care, early stage of syphilis, and living in Central California were linked to congenital syphilis.
ANSIRH set out to find ways to reduce uncertainty in estimating how far along someone is in their pregnancy through the cross-sectional Gestational Duration Dating study, conducted as part of their research on Over-the-Counter Medication Abortion Study.
Patience Afulani argues that high income countries like the U.S. can learn from interventions first designed to improve health care in low- and middle-income countries. Her approach reverses the normal order of things in global health, providing an example of what it might look like to strip the field of its colonialist roots.