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Insights in reproductive health research and practice from CompassCare's medical team.

I Changed My Mind: Can I Stop My Medical Abortion?
I Changed My Mind: Can I Stop My Medical Abortion?

If you are searching for help after a medical abortion, you are IN THE RIGHT PLACE. It IS possible to reverse the abortion pill. But time is critical. If you’ve taken the first pill and have changed your mind, it’s not too late to stop your abortion. Call us at (585) 633-8883 right away. CompassCare […]

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Where to Get a Safe Abortion
Where to Get a Safe Abortion

The US has come a long way in making abortion “safe and affordable for all women.” However, abortion does have risks. This fact is true for abortion providers in Rochester and throughout the US, whether medical services are provided within an affluent neighborhood or a poverty-stricken one. The risk associated with any medical procedure does […]

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Categories: Abortion , Abortion Cost , Options
Can I Buy the Abortion Pill Online?
Can I Buy the Abortion Pill Online?

WARNING: Do not risk your life by taking an abortion pill purchased online. The idea of going to a clinic and waiting anxiously in an examination room for the pills you need to end your pregnancy seems less than ideal. If there was some way you could get started on solving this problem right now, […]

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The Big 3 STDs at an All-Time High

On October 19, 2016, the Centers for Disease Control released their annual Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance Report.[1] According to the report, the three most prevalent STDs – chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis – have regained popularity among the 15- to 24-year-old U.S. population. In fact, the number of diagnosed cases reported in 2015 among these diseases […]

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Is Marijuana Safe for Pregnant Women?

A recent survey of pregnant and non-pregnant women revealed that 70% of women believe there is little or no risk associated with using marijuana once or twice a week. In addition, upon review of data collected from 2007-2012, the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology determined that more than 1 in 10 women used marijuana […]

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Categories: Health , Pregnancy , Risks