| May 2, 2013
| 3:50 PM
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...
| May 3, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Reproductive-rights groups think the morning-after pill, Plan B, should be available to any girl who wants it. They believe teens benefit from avoiding unwanted pregnancies. But some opponents say the drug actually endangers adolescent girls.
| May 6, 2013
| 1:19 PM
In a letter to affiliated physicians and staff, Hoag Hospital announced that elective abortions will no longer be performed at the Newport Beach facility because of the low number of procedures done annually.
The decision was based on a review of...
| May 5, 2013
| 5:32 PM
In a letter to affiliated physicians and staff, Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach has announced that elective abortions will no longer be performed at the hospital.
The letter said the decision is based of the low number of procedures done annually at...
| May 6, 2013
| 9:39 AM
WASHINGTON -- They lost me at the word "women."
As so often happens with contemporary debate, arguments being proffered in support of allowing teenagers as young as 15 (and possibly younger) to buy the "morning-after pill" without adult supervision...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:36 PM
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...
| Apr 24, 2013
With a federal judge clearing away age restrictions on purchasing emergency contraception, many Chicago-area health care providers, teens and others are preparing for more accessibility — even if they're not exactly sure how the drug will be made...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 4:32 PM
She broke into “the business” before she was ten, grew up too quickly onscreen and off, had many lovers and a shameless stage mom. Myriad health issues — some self-inflicted, some not. Oddball friendships and associations. And a loyal...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Jennifer Lawrence in talks for "Glass Castle." Is she revisiting the wilderness mama genre again?...
| May 8, 2012
| 4:37 AM
With more than half of the 17 Eurozone countries slipping back into recession in recent months and popular discontent reaching a crescendo, overseers of the European common currency may be more likely to heed the hurting countries' calls for stimulus...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 5:34 PM
A federal judge overturned the Obama administration’s ban on teenagers purchasing emergency contraception without a prescription. Judge Korman called the ban “politically motivated, scientifically unjustified and contrary to agency precedent.&...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 5:03 AM
Global Focus: As the Economist recalled this week, the Eurozone was supposed to be “a Hotel California that you can never leave.” Now, with much of the continent, including Greece, mired in recession, that hopeful vision of affluence does seem...