Tuesday, November 16, 2004
Safe, Legal, and Rare -- OK, We'll Take One out of Three
F.D.A. Strengthens Warning on the Abortion Pill. Seems that a California woman died of sepsis (bacterial blood poisoning) after using the mifepristone abortion pill. She is the third woman in the U.S. to die from this pill. A Johns Hopkins professor of gynecology (and, coincidentally, an adviser to Planned Parenthood) assures us that mifepristone is safer than pregnancy.