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The role of independent funds to help people access abortion is growing

The role of independent funds to help people access abortion is growing

Brittany Mostiller, former executive director of the Chicago Abortion Fund, said the fund’s financial support prevented her from taking more drastic actions she’d considered when she found out she was pregnant. Armando L. Sanchez/Tribune News Service via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Armando L. Sanchez/Tribune News Service via Getty Images Brittany Mostiller, former executive …

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Infertility patients fear abortion bans could affect access to IVF treatment

Infertility patients fear abortion bans could affect access to IVF treatment

In states that outlaw abortion, some patients and health care workers worry that in vitro fertilization could be in legal jeopardy too. Sebastian Kaulitzki/Getty Images/Science Photo Library hide caption toggle caption Sebastian Kaulitzki/Getty Images/Science Photo Library After battling with infertility for several years, Melissa says she finally saw a glimmer of hope through in vitro …

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Montana clinics preemptively restrict out-of-state patients' access to abortion pills

Montana clinics preemptively restrict out-of-state patients’ access to abortion pills

A Planned Parenthood of Montana clinic in Helena is among those that recently changed its policies to restrict its distribution of abortion pills only to patients from states without abortion bans in effect. Matt Volz/Kaiser Health News hide caption toggle caption Matt Volz/Kaiser Health News A Planned Parenthood of Montana clinic in Helena is among …

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North Koreans Are Jailbreaking Phones to Access Forbidden Media

North Koreans Are Jailbreaking Phones to Access Forbidden Media

For most of the world, the common practice of “rooting” or “jailbreaking” a phone allows the device’s owner to install apps and software tweaks that break the restrictions of Apple’s or Google’s operating systems. For a growing number of North Koreans, on the other hand, the same form of hacking allows them to break out …

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