abortion

The fight for access to abortion in Italy continues

The fight for access to abortion in Italy continues

Giulia Blasi is a Rome-based writer and activist, and the author of the feminist primer “Handbook for Revolutionary Girls” (Rizzoli, 2018) and “Revolution Z” (Rizzoli, 2020), and “Brutta” (Rizzoli, 2022). ROME – Asked about her views on the right to abortion, the leader of the Brothers of Italy, Giorgia Meloni, replied that she intended to …

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"What is health?"  from KHN: on government spending, Congress decides not to decide

“What is health?” from KHN: on government spending, Congress decides not to decide

Congress is supposed to complete its annual appropriation bills before the fiscal year begins on Oct. 1. But he rarely does, and this year is no different, as lawmakers scramble to pass a short-term funding bill so they can put off final decisions until at least December. Meanwhile, with an eye to the midterms, House …

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Health Care - CDC Suggests Monkeypox Vaccine Reduces Infection

Health Care – CDC Suggests Monkeypox Vaccine Reduces Infection

Last night Lizzo played a crystal flute that once belonged to former President James Madison, becoming the first person to use the instrument in over 200 years. Early data from the CDC appears to show that the Jynneos monkeypox vaccine reduces the risk of infection. Welcome to night health care, where we follow the latest …

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Abortion by pill increased in 2020, Vermont data shows

Abortion by pill increased in 2020, Vermont data shows

More and more people seeking abortions in Vermont are turning to medication to do so, thanks to new regulations that are making it easier than ever. Medical abortion is usually performed at home using a combination of two drugs: mifepristone and misoprostol. Photo by Robin Marty via Flickr The vast majority of abortions in Vermont …

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Republican abortion bans limit women’s access to other essential medicines

Weeks after the Supreme Court’s June 24 ruling overturning the nation’s right to abortion established by Roe v Wade, pharmacy chain Walgreens sent a message to Annie England Noblin, informing her that her monthly prescription of methotrexate was suspended. Noblin, a 40-year-old college teacher in rural Missouri, has never had trouble getting her monthly methotrexate …

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FILE - Kari Lake, Republican candidate for Arizona governor, speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Dallas, Aug. 5, 2022. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

GOP remains silent as Arizona Democrats condemn abortion decision

FILE – Kari Lake, Republican candidate for governor of Arizona, speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Dallas, August 5, 2022. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File) LM Otero PA PHOENIX Arizona Democrats vowed Saturday to fight for women’s rights after a court reinstated a law first enacted during the Civil War that bans abortion …

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These U.S. Abortion Restrictions Threaten Reproductive Health Everywhere

These U.S. Abortion Restrictions Threaten Reproductive Health Everywhere

Woman carrying a baby on her back while buying vegetables to cook at a local market in Bhaktapur, Nepal. (Thampitakkull Jakkree/Shutterstock) To subscribe to The nation Subscribe now for as low as $2 per month! Thank you for registering for The nationweekly newsletter. Thank you for signing up. For more than The nationsee our latest …

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Justice Department says it would defend Veterans Affairs medical workers in abortion cases

Justice Department says it would defend Veterans Affairs medical workers in abortion cases

The Department of Justice said Thursday it will provide legal defense if needed to Veterans Affairs medical workers who perform abortions to save a patient’s life, protect the health of the mother or in cases where the pregnancy is the result of rape or incest – even if performed in an indicate where the procedure …

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