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By Shefali Luthra
It’s tempting to focus on the political battles. But at heart, the new reality of abortion access is about medical care and health equity.
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In the Supreme Court ruling on Roe v. Wade, there’s more at stake than the right to abortion.
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Here's what a leading policy expert, a physician and a journalist on the beat are focusing on now.
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Activists and providers use digital technology and offshore pharmacies to help women end their own pregnancies.
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President-elect Biden will likely move quickly to undo a slew of Trump-era health care policies.
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While the cliffhanger presidential election took center stage Tuesday, voters also decided a host of health-related measures.
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The future of abortion access in the US is in a major state of flux, with new restrictive laws or bills from red states in the news virtually every day. Advocates are responding in part by helping women get to clinics.
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Before the California Healthy Youth Act went into effect last year, Fresno Unified was one of a few school districts that didn’t teach comprehensive sex education and pushback against such lessons remains.
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While U.S. teen birth rates have continued to decrease across all races and ethnicities, disparities persist. In 2014, nearly 75 percent of the teen births in Fresno County California were to Hispanic mothers.
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"It's a common experience among many Asian American families — skillfully avoiding the topic of sex until absolutely necessary, which is often too late," reporter Thy Vo writes in part two of her series on discussions of sexuality in Asian American families.

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