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Getting rid of this one piece of legislation could transform abortion access. But, will it happen?

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Dr. Katie Brown talked to Refinery29 about the Hyde amendment and other barriers that patients face when they seek abortion care.

Abortion certainty does not increase in states with mandated waiting periods

UCSF Bixby Center

More than half of U.S. states require patients to wait 18 to 72 hours after mandated counseling before having an abortion.

Pharmacists can effectively dispense mifepristone for abortions

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Current FDA requirements mandate that mifepristone, a drug used for medication abortions, be dispensed by certified healthcare providers in clinics, medical offices, or hospitals.

Medicaid coverage is critical for ensuring abortion access

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As state legislatures across the US enact abortion restrictions, access to abortion care is increasingly jeopardized.

Seven percent of US women will self-manage abortion

UCSF Bixby Center

Self-managed abortion, ending a pregnancy without formal supervision from a medical professional, has a long history within the United States, but the practice has gained recent attention as aborti

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Distinguished Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Director Emeritus and Senior Scholar, Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health

Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH)​

Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences 
Director of Research, Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH)

Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Director, Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH)