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More People Are Starting to Prefer Managing Their Abortions on Their Own

And it's not just because of restrictive state laws.

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The phrase "safe, legal, and rare” only further stigmatizes abortion, experts say.

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A Growing Number of Women Allege Doctors Abused Them During Childbirth

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As STI Rates Soar, Trump Is Funding Clinics That Don't Believe in Condoms

Religiously affiliated groups are now receiving millions in federal funds—but doing little to prevent STIs.

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