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NEJM joins US debate on abortion and emergency contraception

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.333.7558.63-c (Published 06 July 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:63
  1. Janice Hopkins Tanne
  1. New York

    The New England Journal of Medicine entered the US dispute over abortion and contraception this week with two “perspectives” articles highlighting the problems that women in the United States are having in gaining access to abortion and emergency contraception (2006; 355: 1-9).


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    The articles are posted on journal's website with recorded interviews with doctors who oppose and who favour providing abortions and a slide show of an embattled Nebraska abortion clinic. A spokesperson for the journal said, “Perspectives articles provide assessment and commentary on …

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