• Opinion: Listen: A family physician on making medical abortion more accessible

    13 days ago - By STAT

    Abortion access is being threatened across the country: Texas has come close to banning abortion as the Supreme Court prepares to take up a challenge to Roe v. Wade. While this has put much of the medical community on the defensive, many are looking ahead toward expanding access to medication abortion and having clinicians “step aside.”
    Most pregnant people can assess how far along they are and, if appropriate, carry out a medical abortion safely and effectively on their own. If self-directed abortion care becomes the norm, physicians will need to decide how they can best provide support...
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