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US abortion rate hits lowest level since 1973: Study

Last Updated: Monday, February 03, 2014, 11:27

The abortion rate in the United States dipped to its lowest since 1973, coinciding with a steep decline in overall pregnancy and birth rates.

Texas women turned away at abortion clinics after court ruling

Last Updated: Saturday, November 02, 2013, 09:25

Women seeking to terminate their pregnancies were turned away at clinics across Texas on Friday, providers said, after strict new regulations for physicians who perform abortions prompted a dozen facilities to stop offering them.

Eating disorders increase risk of abortion and miscarriage

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 12:56

A new study has revealed that women with eating disorders are less likely to have children than others in their age group and are more likely to suffer from reproductive health problems.

Over 11 lakh abortions in a year in India: Govt

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 06, 2013, 18:33

A total of 11.06 lakh abortions were recorded in the country in 2008-09, according to government data.

US allows unrestricted morning-after pill sales

Last Updated: Friday, June 21, 2013, 09:42

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved unrestricted sales of the Plan B One-Step morning-after pill, lifting all age limits on the emergency contraceptive.

US House votes to ban abortions after 20 weeks

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 12:47

The Republican-controlled US House of Representatives has approved a legislation to ban abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy, one of the most stringent pro-life bills to pass a Congressional chamber in a decade.

180,000 abortions in Delhi in five years

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 21:55

More than 180,000 abortions took place in the Indian capital in the last five years, according to information provided to a RTI activist.

`Free birth control leads to lower rates of abortions`

Last Updated: Saturday, October 06, 2012, 09:01

A new study has found that free birth control leads to lower rates of abortions and teen births.

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