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Crossing Streets and Maternal Death Risks (part 2)

Of around 3.37 M pregnancies that occurred in 2008, 17% led to induced abortions and 14% to unwanted births—more than a million pregnancies that women did not want. Some 92% of these occurred while using no method of family planning, …

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Crossing Streets and Maternal Death Risks

Crossing a busy street and testing one’s agility against vehicles has inherent risks. To minimize these risks, we create structures and social rules such as traffic lights, pedestrian lanes, speed bumps and so on. We also minimize the frequency of …

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Schools and fish

By Michael L. Tan • Pinoy Kasi • Philippine Daily Inquirer Foot in the grave Last Wednesday I gave a talk on the family and on reproductive health at a conference of the newly established Association of Reproductive Health Practitioners. …

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