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Study: Free birth control leads to fewer abortions

Free birth control led to dramatically lower rates of abortions and teen births, a large study concluded Thursday, offering strong evidence for how a bitterly contested Obama administration policy could benefit women’s health.
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Fewer circumcisions could cost the US billions: study

Fewer circumcisions could cost the US billions: studyAs debate rages over the ethics of infant circumcision, a study published Monday said falling rates of the once-routine procedure in the United States could cost billions of dollars in health costs.



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Fewer girls completing all three HPV shots: study

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Among girls and women who get their first human papillomavirus, or HPV, vaccine, the percent who complete all three doses is dropping, according to a new study. One of the study’s authors told Reuters Health she was aware the number of people completing the vaccine series was low to begin with, but she did not expect to see it getting even lower. “We thought that that would be increasing over time as more people became aware of the vaccine and how it was to be administered,” said Dr. Abbey Berenson, a professor at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. …
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