‘A long time coming’: New medication abortion program launches on Cape and Islands

"Starting today, people in rural parts of Massachusetts have more options when seeking abortions. Although Massachusetts is among the states with the least restrictive abortion policies, advocates say there are still some regions of the state, especially the Cape and Islands, where it can be hard for people to access services, in some cases having to travel hundreds of miles to the nearest clinic, often at a high financial cost. But through a new medication abortion program, Health Imperatives, which operates clinics in Brockton, Plymouth, Wareham, New Bedford, Hyannis, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket, is making abortion care available in areas of…
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Crisis pregnancy center failed to spot an ectopic pregnancy, threatening patient’s life, lawsuit alleges

"A crisis pregnancy center in Massachusetts failed to diagnose an ectopic pregnancy, causing a life-threatening emergency for the patient, a lawsuit filed last week alleges. The complaint, filed Thursday, says the anti-abortion Clearway Clinic in Worcester, about 50 miles southwest of Boston, engages in deceptive advertising, aiming to persuade women to forgo abortions rather than "providing them with the range of medically appropriate options."..."
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