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  • Supreme Court to hear cases on Obamacare and birth control

    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to jump into a growing legal dispute between the Obama administration and businesses run by conservative Christians over whether a company must pay for birth control drugs that conflict with its owner'...
  • Liberals are culture war aggressors

    Maybe someone can explain to me how, exactly, conservatives are the aggressors in the culture war? In the conventional narrative of American politics, conservatives are obsessed with social issues. They want to impose their values on everyone else. They...
  • 'Pull-out method' tied to unintended pregnancies

    'Pull-out method' tied to unintended pregnancies
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Many young women use the "pull-out method" for birth control, and they tend to have more unintended pregnancies than other women, a new study suggests. Researchers compiling surveys from more than 2,000 women ages 15 to 24...
  • I say Bravo! to offering emergency contraceptives on campus

    http://www.kidsdr.com With college students heading off to school, I was reminded of a news story about Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania, which now provides students with the emergency contraceptive, Plan B, via a vending machine on campus....
  • Until past menopause, birth control necessary to prevent unwanted pregnancy

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 44 and would like to discontinue taking birth control pills. Do I need to use another form of contraception if I want to avoid getting pregnant? At what point is it safe to assume that won't happen? ANSWER: Many women wonder if...
  • 10 things you might not know about beards

    10 things you might not know about beards
    There's been a lot of beard news to comb through this summer: Egypt elected Mohammed Morsi, its first bearded president. In Ohio, the big news is a series of beard- and hair-cutting attacks by Amish people against fellow Amish. Meanwhile, entertainment...
  • Obama 'very comfortable' with age restriction on 'morning after' pill

    Obama 'very comfortable' with age restriction on 'morning after' pill
    MEXICO CITY -- President Obama says he’s “very comfortable” with a Food and Drug Administration ruling that maintains age restrictions on females who can buy the so-called morning after pill without a prescription. The rule announced...
  • Judge blasts government's Plan B contraceptive filing

    In yet another scathing critique of government health officials, a federal judge refused Friday to stay his order making Plan B emergency contraceptives available to all consumers without a prescription. Ruling that government efforts to restrict the...
  • Government will appeal Plan B emergency birth control ruling

    Government will appeal Plan B emergency birth control ruling
    The U.S. attorney's office announced late Wednesday that it would appeal a federal judge's decision to make Plan B One-Step and related emergency birth control pills available to consumers of all ages without a prescription. In papers filed with the U....
  • Plan B One-Step debate continues

    Plan B One-Step debate continues
    Confused by the wrangling in federal court over the Plan B One-Step emergency contraceptive? You're not the only one. As U.S. attorneys work hastily to halt a federal judge's order regarding the sale of the so-called morning-after pill, medical and...
  • Plan B can be sold to 15-year-olds without prescription, FDA says

    Plan B can be sold to 15-year-olds without prescription, FDA says
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that it has approved the sale of the emergency contraceptive pill, Plan B One-Step, without a prescription for females ages 15 and older. The action comes roughly three weeks after a federal...
  • Plan B emergency contraceptive pill battle: Confusion endures

    Plan B emergency contraceptive pill battle: Confusion endures
    It was hailed as a significant step forward in women's reproductive rights, but this week's decision by the Obama administration to allow non-prescription, over-the-counter sales of the emergency contraceptive Plan B One-Step may do little to dispel...