When women visit their gynecologists, they typically undergo a much-dreaded pelvic exam, during which doctors look for signs of disorders such as ovarian cysts, sexually transmitted infections, uterine fibroids, or early-stage cancer. But now the guidelines for pelvic exams may have changed.
Pro-life or pro-choice? Perhaps no other topic has caused more public and political debate than that of abortion. Even in Congress, it is an issue that has been dividing the legislature since the early 1970s, after Roe v. Wade ruled that state laws banning abortions were unconstitutional except to save the life of the mother.