Let’s Keep Politicians Out of the Exam Room

Political agendas are getting in the way of the one-to-one relationship between a woman and her physician. Texas legislators have proposed policy that brings a third party into the exam room, negatively impacting our critical relationship. Because honest, open communication is the foundation of our practices, we are speaking out and encouraging our patients to speak out, too.

 

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A Spike in Rates of Pregnancy-related Deaths in Texas Spurs Soul-searching

Pro PublicaAugust 24, 2016Articles

Last week, researchers studying maternal mortality in the U.S. reported an ominous trend: The rate of pregnancy-related deaths in Texas seemed to have doubled since 2010, making the Lone Star State one of the most dangerous places in the developed world to have a baby. Reproductive health advocates were quick to blame the legislature for slashing funding in 2011–12 to family-planning clinics that serve low-income women, calling the numbers a “tragedy” and “a national embarrassment.” Read more »

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