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2010-10-01 16:08:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials have disclosed that two mifepristone (RU-486)-induced deaths occurred in the past two years, bringing the total number of reported death related to RU-486 to 12.

2010-06-17 18:02:00

WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The chairman of the U.S. bishops' Committee on Pro-Life Activities voiced "grave concern" to the U.S.

2010-06-16 15:56:00

WASHINGTON, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tomorrow, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will hold a hearing to consider approval of a new drug application for an abortifacient drug, ulipristal acetate, as an emergency contraceptive, or a new "Plan B." (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) Jeanne Monahan, Family Research Council's Director for the Center for Human Dignity, released the following...

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2010-06-15 14:52:55

US health regulatory staff said in documents released on Tuesday that a new, longer-lasting "morning-after" pill to prevent unwanted pregnancy appears to work with no unexpected side effects.

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2010-03-09 14:50:26

Swedish scientists are touting both the safety and effectiveness of home-based abortion medications for women who are 50 to 63 days pregnant.

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2009-09-08 06:30:00

Despite "abortion pill" RU-486 allowing doctors to terminate early pregnancies, there has yet to be a big change in the accessibility of abortions.

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2009-07-09 07:30:00

According to a study released this week by Planned Parenthood, approximately one out of every four American women who obtained an early abortion last year did so with the so-called “abortion pill” rather than through conventional surgery.

2009-07-02 15:14:00

CHICAGO, July 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pro-life forces won an important battle yesterday when the Ohio Supreme Court ruled to uphold a state law regulating that abortion centers must properly follow FDA guidelines in administering RU-486 (also known as the "abortion pill") in order to protect the health of women using the drug.

2008-10-14 00:00:41

By Marie Price A new law requiring women to undergo an ultrasound before getting an abortion has been challenged in a lawsuit filed in Oklahoma County District Court by the Center for Reproductive Rights on behalf of Nova Health Systems, which does business as Reproductive Services in Tulsa.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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