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Zika virus: Threat, treatment, prevention

February 2016
By: Michael Heiland, MD
Spanish version: El Virus Zika The Zika virus (ZikV) belongs to the same family of viruses as dengue, West Nile Virus, and Yellow fever. It is carried by the same mosquitoes that carry dengue and chikingunya and is currently being spread through virtually every Central and Northeastern South Americ...
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Abortion pill reversal and the PCC

December 2015
By: Michele D. Shoun
When the abortion pill was approved for U.S. use in 2000, the pro-life movement held its collective breath. How would it change the struggle? Would abortion become so quick and easy that women no longer sought the services of pregnancy care centers? Abort...
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What is pro-life ministry like in Ukraine?

December 2015
By: Michele D. Shoun
Miriam Wheeler is a medical missionary in Odessa, Ukraine. As a doctor eliciting medical histories from patients, it was rare for her to find a woman who had never aborted. Most would have already had several – an average of seven, and as many as 18 during Soviet times! Responding to the ne...
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Providing Medically Accurate Information Regarding Emergency Contraception

January 2013
By: Thomas Glessner and Audrey Stout
Women today seek answers and help via Internet searches when they think they may be pregnant or have had unprotected sex. Therefore, the websites of Pregnancy Resource Medical Clinics (PRMCs) are critical in reaching those women before they seek others, such as Planned Parenthood, that will steer th...
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Ministering to Mothers Following a Miscarriage

January 2013
By: Alana Terry
When my husband Phillip and I got married, we figured we'd wait about a year before we tried to get pregnant. Two months after our wedding I started volunteering at CareNet Pregnancy Center, where I learned about the miracle of carrying and delivering babies into the world. I helped fold tiny little...
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Counseling Couples with Mixed HIV Status

October 2012
By: Sarah Bentley
Today approximately 1,039,000 to 1,185,000 people are living with HIV in America, emphasis on living! Thankfully the treatment for HIV has greatly improved and a person can now live a much longer, normal life*. This means that a person who is HIV-negative has the potential to meet a significant othe...
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