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Scant Abortion-Related ER Visits Suggest There's No Medical Basis for Restrictive Laws, Study Says

Jeanne Miranda, professor of health policy and management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, was quoted in an article from The Los Angeles Times about a new study reporting that abortions send women to hospital emergency rooms at lower rates than routine procedures such as colonoscopies and wisdom tooth removal.

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Friday, June 15, 2018
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Abortions send women to hospital emergency rooms at lower rates than such routine procedures as colonoscopies and surgeries to have wisdom teeth removed, new research has found.

In fact, for every 100,000 abortions provided, about 108 women sought out emergency care for what they thought was a complication of the procedure.

Read more in the Los Angeles Times.