First lady Jill Biden visited Atlanta on Wednesday to talk about women’s health. She spoke with local advocates, researchers and investors.
A growing network of workers is helping people seeking abortions understand what’s legal, where they can travel for care, and how to get there.
The Georgia Department of Public Health is kicking off its Power of Family Planning program, an initiative that aims to reduce unintended or complicated pregnancies. And women in rural Georgia stand to benefit the most.
The rate at which women in the U.S. are dying from pregnancy related causes more than doubled in recent decades. A new study, published in JAMA shows Black women and Native Americans are most at risk.
After the Supreme Court ruled a year ago to overturn Roe v. Wade, more than a dozen states acted to outlaw abortion or severely restrict access. Here's how those laws affected the lives of residents.
Honorees from the World Health Organization's Health for all Film Festival tell stories of pain — but also of resilience and hope — all in 8 minutes or less.
The start of pregnancy — as well as exactly when that happens — is a hot topic in some state legislatures and U.S. courts. Understanding the nuances of what happens when has never been more important.
Senate Bill 51, which would end the sales tax on menstrual products in the state, did not advance out of the committee this year, though it is still alive for 2024 when the Legislature reconvenes next January.
WASHINGTON — Attorneys general representing nearly two dozen Republican states, including Georgia, are backing a lawsuit that would remove the abortion pill from throughout the United States after more than two decades, eliminating the option even in states where abortion access remains legal.
Menstruation is a taboo subject in China, but women are fighting the stigma with open discussion and campaigns for better access to period products.
More than half of these deaths occur well after the mom leaves the hospital. To save lives, mothers need more support in the "fourth trimester, that time after the baby is born," one researcher says.
Prescribing medical abortions across state lines is now risky for doctors. "We're talking about something that's a protected right in one state and a felony in a sister state," says one legal scholar.
Today, even one missed period could have serious implications for a young person's life. But how late is late, and when is pain or a heavy period a medical concern? Many preteens don't know.
Thursday, nearly all abortions must cease in Indiana after state lawmakers passed a full ban in August. Since Dobbs, Indiana has been a destination for those in surrounding states seeking abortions.
After Wisconsin left an 1849 near-total abortion ban in place, some providers began commuting to Illinois to treat patients. These Planned Parenthood partnerships could be a model for the future.