Nikki Murray

19 Added | 4 Magazines | 1 Follower | @nikkiliz | Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice. Pro-Choice. Queer. Hobbies include writing, playing flute, and camping. Loves beauty products. www.nikkilizmurray.com

Fetuses Feel Pain at 20 Weeks, and 4 Other Anti-Abortion Myths

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Report: Pregnant Workers Continue to Face Widespread Discrimination on the Job - Rewire

According to a report released Tuesday by the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) and A Better Balance (ABB) pregnant workers face systemic …

Fetal Pain

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Obstetrics & Gynecology

When Thyroid Disease Masquerades As Psychiatric Disorder

One of my most popular posts at <b>Hypothyroid Mom</b> was a post entitled Mental Disorder or Undiagnosed Hypothyroidism? A reader contacted me soon after …

Hashimoto's: Your Body Is Not Supposed To Destroy Itself Right?

Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is an autoimmune condition in which the body attacks and destroys its own thyroid gland. Piece by piece your body chews up …

Wellness

Gluten and Hashimoto's

Celiac Disease is not the only condition that requires gluten avoidance to maintain proper health. Some gluten researchers estimate that as many as …

Fetal Pain, Abortion, Viability, and the Constitution

Abstract<p>In early 2010, the Nebraska state legislature passed a new abortion restricting law asserting a new, compelling state interest in preventing …

Infographic: Contraception Is Highly Effective

By preventing unintended pregnancies, contraception provides significant health, social and economic benefits for women. But as this infographic …

Second-Trimester Abortion for Fetal Anomalies or Fetal... : Obstetrics & Gynecology

OBJECTIVE: To compare the safety and effectiveness of dilation and evacuation (D&E) and labor-induction abortion performed for fetal anomalies or …

Induced First-Trimester Abortion and Risk of Mental Disorder

Abstract<p>Background<p>Concern has been expressed about potential harm to women's mental health in association with having an induced abortion, but it …

No Link Between Abortion, Miscarriage and Breast Cancer

"In this cohort study of young women, we found no association between induced abortion and breast cancer incidence and a suggestion of an inverse association between spontaneous abortion (miscarriage) and breast cancer incidence during 10 years of follow-up," says a team from Brigham and Women's …

Abortion safer than giving birth: study | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Getting a legal abortion is much safer than giving birth, suggests a new U.S. study published Monday.<p>Researchers found that women were about 14 times more likely to die during or after giving birth to a live baby than to die from complications of an abortion.<p>Experts say …

Do Depression and Low Self‐Esteem Follow Abortion Among Adolescents? Evidence from a National Study

Abstract<p><i>CONTEXT: A 2008 report by the American Psychological Association found no evidence that an induced abortion causes mental health problems in</i> …

Arrests of and Forced Interventions on Pregnant Women in the United States, 1973–2005: Implications for Women's Legal Status and Public Health | Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law | Duke University Press