217 Today: Abortion bans are fueling a rise in high-risk patients heading to Chicago hospitals
July 11, 2023
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In today's deep dive, we’ll hear about how abortion bans are increasing the number of high-risk patients heading to Chicago hospitals.
217 Today is produced by Stephanie Mosqueda. Reporting contributed by Emily Hays, Mawa Iqbal and Kristen Schorsch.