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NPR: Changes to abortion laws mean OB-GYNs have less opportunities to learn the procedure (10/6/22)

USA Today: After Roe v. Wade, abortion bans from the 1800s became legal matters in these states (10/1/2022)

New York Times: Medical impact of Roe reversal goes well beyond abortion clinics, doctors say (9/10/2022)

The Hechinger Report. Overturning Roe created new barriers, not just to abortion, but to OB-GYN training (9/2/22)

WORT 89.9 FM: All pregnancy care just got harder (8/9/2022)

Daily Cardinal: UW-Madison unlikely to provide abortion medication despite growing demand (8/4/2022)

19th News: A slew of abortion clinics are opening in New Mexico. Crisis pregnancy centers are, too (7/20/2022)

WPR: Is it legal to access abortion pills through the mail in Wisconsin? (7/20/2022)

Good Housekeeping: Videos of IUD insertions have gone viral on TikTok — Here’s what really happens (7/19/2022)

Mother Jones: How close to death does a person have to be to qualify for an abortion ban exemption? (7/15/2022)

Wisconsin Examiner: Wisconsin health providers navigate a new world without abortion rights (7/15/2022)

CNN: Doctors worry that online misinformation will push abortion-seekers toward ineffective, dangerous methods (7/13/22)

Mother Jones: Why progressive prosecutors won’t save us in a post-Roe world (7/12/2022)

Spectrum: Doctors deal with uncertainty, ethical decisions tied to abortion ruling (7/1/2022)

WKOW: Many women confused by the difference between abortion pills and emergency contraceptives (6/30/2022)

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: In a post-Roe world, some medical students rethink plans to practice in Wisconsin (6/29/2022)

Tone Madison: Sizing up Wisconsin’s bleak legal outlook for abortion (6/29/22)

WKOW: Experts say Roe v. Wade overturn will disproportionately affect communities of color (6/28/2022)

Grid News: Will women be prosecuted for abortion? (6/28/2022)

Wisconsin Public Radio: Out-of-state abortion providers prepare to help Wisconsin patients after Supreme Court overturns Roe (6/28/2022)

Tone Madison: “People are going to die” (6/27/2022)

WISC-TV: Local abuse, rape victim advocates worry about consequences of Roe reversal (6/27/2022)

WISC-TV: Options for Wisconsinites seeking abortion remain, but health experts say not ideal (6/26/2022)

The New York Times: Century-old state laws could determine where abortion is legal (6/25/2022)

Wisconsin Public Radio: Wisconsin doctors scramble to understand abortion care post Roe v. Wade (6/25/2022)

The Journal Times: Plan B pill still legal in Wisconsin, “abortion pill” now may be illegal (6/24/2022)

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Here’s how Wisconsin leaders, politicians and others are reacting to the U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade (6/24/2022)

Kenosha News: Area leaders, politicians speak out on Roe v. Wade (6/24/2022)

WKOW: Wisconsin women look to border states for abortion access (6/24/2022)

WDJT: How the SCOTUS overturning of Roe v. Wade affects Wisconsin (6/24/2022)

Spectrum: UW Professor discusses what SCOTUS ruling means for women in Wisconsin (6/24/2022)

STAT News: These researchers study abortion in states likely to ban it. That will make their jobs even harder (6/21/2022)

Wisconsin Examiner: Medical training programs teach abortion procedures. What happens if abortion is outlawed? (6/13/2022)

PBS Wisconsin: Abortion access and maternal health disparities (6/10/2022)

Wisconsin Examiner: Abortion care on wheels: Just the Pill pioneers a novel approach to protecting reproductive health care access (6/7/2022)

Wisconsin Watch: Wisconsin faces a ‘tangled series’ of abortion laws dating back to 1849 as it heads into a possible post-Roe future (6/4/2022)

WTMJ: Overturning Roe v Wade. What does it mean for Wisconsin women? (6/2/2022)

Green Bay Press Gazette: Wisconsin law bans rape and incest victims from getting abortions (6/1/2022)

PBS Wisconsin: The perspectives doctors hold toward abortion (5/20/2022)

The New Yorker: The devastating economic impacts of an abortion ban (5/11/2022)

Wisconsin Public Radio: Where Wisconsinites stand on abortion access (5/11/2022)

Talking Points Memo: Codifying abortion rights in a federal law is not a silver bullet (5/6/2022)

Wisconsin Public Radio: State data: About 6,400 abortions were performed in Wisconsin in 2020 (5/5/2022)

Green Bay Press Gazette: Wisconsin abortions declined 60% in three decades, new report shows (5/5/2022)

Badger Herald: Hundreds protest outside capitol in response to Supreme Court draft overturning Roe v. Wade (5/5/2022)

WDJT: A look at abortion by the numbers in Wisconsin, US  (5/4/2022)

WDJT: Some worry women will seek unsafe abortion options if current access becomes limited (5/4/2022)

The 19th: Pushback on Louisiana’s scuttled abortion bill reveals a limit on how far anti-abortion groups are willing to go (5/3/2022)

WDJT: Views on abortion to shake up campaigns, Upcoming elections in Wisconsin (5/3/2022)

Channel 3000: Would counties enforce 1849 anti-abortion statute? (5/3/2022)

WORT: State And local lawmakers react to SCOTUS apparent intent to overturn Roe v Wade (5/3/2022)

Wisconsin Public Radio: Fetal heartbeat bill in Legislature divides abortion foes, political candidates (2/21/2022)

NBC 26: State advocacy groups react to Wisconsin Senate bill that would prohibit abortion after detection of a heartbeat (2/9/2022)

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: More than 1 in 5 Women Have Irregular Menstrual Cycles. What Does That Mean for Abortion Access? (1/27/2022)

WUWM: Study finds 1 in 5 women are unlikely to know they’re pregnant until after six weeks, due to common irregularities in periods (1/22/20222)

The Capitol Times: Irregular menstrual cycles may prevent women from accessing abortions (1/3/2022)

Medscape: Irregular periods in many young women may mean late pregnancy detection (12/28/2021)

UW News: Window to access legal abortion may close before many women know they are pregnant (12/27/2021)

NBC 15: If Roe is overturned, an old Wisconsin law could bar performing some abortions (11/30/2021)

Badger Herald: Two steps forward, three steps back: some fear for the future of the right to choose (10/25/2021)

Channel 3000: Anti-abortion bills clearing state senate part of 10-year trend toward more state restrictions (10/20/2021)

WORT: Her Turn with Arlene Zaucha (10/3/2021)

The New York Times: What happens if Roe v. Wade is overturned?  (10/15/2020)

WUWM: Getting a legal abortion in Wisconsin is even harder because of COVID-19 (6/15/2020)

Wisconsin Public Radio: The political language of abortion and its impact on legislation (7/25/2019)

Op-Eds

Jenny Higgins, Laura Jacques, and Taryn Valley: Ending access to legal abortion has potentially deadly health consequences for Wisconsin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (5/3/2022)

Daniela Mansbach and Alisa Von Hagel: Anti-abortion bills get the ink while reproductive justice gets ignored, The Capitol Times (12/9/2021)

Laura Jacques and Abigail Cutler: Texas abortion ban could happen here in Wisconsin, Wisconsin State Journal (9/23/2021)

Jenny Higgins and Laurel Rice: Access to contraception and abortion is as critical as ever during COVID-19 pandemic, The Capitol Times (4/9/2020)

Press Releases

UW CORE study highlights physicians’ attitudes toward abortion: Research brief reveals majority support for abortion access (11/17/2021)

Reddit yields new information about how people make personal decisions about abortion—and how the internet shapes their decisions (6/30/2021)

When it comes to contraceptive use, sexual impacts matter: UW-Madison CORE Director Jenny Higgins and colleagues publish new study in JAMA Internal Medicine  (4/27/2021)

Podcasts

Women’s Healthcast: Privacy, security, and cycle tracking apps (Nobles) (8/4/22)

Women’s Healthcast: The state of abortion rights in 2022 (Higgins)  (6/1/2022)

Women’s Healthcast: Vulvar health, care and cleaning (Jacques) (3/3/2021)

Women’s Healthcast: Universal contraceptive care (Rice) (1/8/2021)

Wide Awake in Wisconsin: A closer look at studying the impact of policies with Dr. Jenny Higgins (10/8/2020)

Women’s Healthcast: Rhythm method 2.0 (Bennett) (8/14/2019)

Women’s Healthcast: Mind the pleasure gap (Higgins) (12/12/2018)

Women’s Healthcast: All about birth control, Part 2 (Bennett) (7/11/2018)

Women’s Healthcast: All about birth control, Part 1 (Bennett) (6/27/2018)