Category: Accessing healthcare

An open letter to her pediatrician on the occasion of my daughter, 15, being denied Emergency Contraception

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Dear Pediatrician: On Monday my daughter, who is 15 years old, came in to your office for a prescription for Emergency Contraception (EC) and was denied.  She was actually subjected to 20 minutes of “scary and abrasive interrogation” (her words) and then denied. Perhaps your office has never given any serious thought to this issue […]

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