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Why I am NOT Marching this Saturday: January 2017 Newsletter

So this Saturday WHEN THOUSANDS ARE MARCHING I will be where I have been for the last 46 years…with my patients, staff, and volunteer clinic escorts.

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A Study Tests the Safety of Women Using Abortion Pills Sent by Mail

Australia and the Canadian province of British Columbia allow women to get abortion pills by mail after consulting with a physician or other health care provider via phone or the internet. Several international organizations offer mail service in countries where abortion is otherwise unavailable or severely restricted. The service is not available in the United States, and the Food and Drug Administration warns against buying the drugs over the internet.

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Merle Hoffman featured in NY Times Family Story

At 58, Ms. Hoffman adopted a 31/2-year-old girl from Russia. Friends greeted her with everything from shock to rage. “Some were like, ‘What are you, nuts? You’re too old!’” she recalled. “Some were supportive.

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Choices Women’s Medical Center in The Guardian

A pilot study in New York, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington will allow women to receive abortion-inducing drugs through the mail and be counseled by video. “It’s the future,” said Esther Priegue, the director of counseling at Choices Women’s Medical Center in Queens, NY, where the first of the pilot programs launched.

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