Women's Health http://wyso.org en From Commonplace to Controversial: The Different Histories of Abortion in Europe and the US http://wyso.org/post/commonplace-controversial-different-histories-abortion-europe-and-us <p>As the 40th anniversary of <i>Roe v. Wade</i>, the US Supreme Court case legalizing abortion, approaches, many Americans assume that legalized abortion is only as old as that ruling. In fact, as Anna Peterson discusses this month, abortion had only been made illegal at the turn of the 20th century. The different histories of abortion in Europe and the United States reveal much about the current state of American debates-so prominent in the 2012 elections campaigns-over abortion and women's health.</p> Mon, 15 Oct 2012 20:35:47 +0000 Anna M. Peterson 23738 at http://wyso.org From Commonplace to Controversial: The Different Histories of Abortion in Europe and the US VA docs rusty on women's care learn new skills http://wyso.org/post/va-docs-rusty-womens-care-learn-new-skills <p><span lang="EN">KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) - Not every clinic run by the Veterans </span><span lang="EN">Affairs Department has a practitioner designated to provide care in </span><span lang="EN">women&#39;s health. The VA is trying to change that.</span></p> Mon, 08 Aug 2011 12:41:29 +0000 Associated Press 2775 at http://wyso.org