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Some U.S. women live far from maternity care

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Some U.S. women, especially in the rural West, live more than an hour’s drive from a hospital with maternity care, a new study finds. There’s no set ideal for how close a pregnant woman should live from a maternity hospital. And the study did not…

Study: Ultrasounds don’t stop planned abortions

An ongoing study at the University of California, San Francisco will show that forcing a woman to view a sonogram often does not impact her decision on whether or not to have an abortion. Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences assistant professor Tracy Weitz gave The American Independent a…