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Longer travel time, more requests for pills

Following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the federal right to abortion, the practice is now banned in 13 states and restricted in Arizona, Florida and Georgia. More than a dozen studies, reports and editorials published Tuesday in JAMA investigate the effects of that decision and highlight the many ways in which state-level changes are …


Requests for abortion pills soar after Roe reversal, study finds

WASHINGTON — Requests for pills used to self-manage abortions rose significantly in 30 states after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in June, according to a new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association. In the study, published Tuesday, researchers examined requests made by residents of the 30 states to the Austria-based …