A local order of nuns that has sued the federal government over a contraception coverage requirement under Obamacare found hope in a ruling Monday by the Supreme Court, which backed the University of Notre Dame in a similar action.
According to data collected by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Baltimore youth are more likely to engage in sexually risky behavior than are their national counterparts. Pronounced discrepancies exist between Baltimore and the rest of the nation regarding age of first sexual experience, number of sexual partners and rates of unprotected sex.
At least 15 percent of American men have vasectomies, so when a study came out recently linking this common method of birth control to an increased risk of the most lethal kind of prostate cancer, it sparked some alarm in doctors' offices.
Under increasing legal and political pressure the Obama administration issued a new rule Friday designed to ensure female employees have access to birth control while accommodating religious employers that object to covering it through their health insurance plans.
The Hobby Lobby decision is about much more than taking a few birth control options off the table for a few women. It is about leaders of closely held organizations imposing their religious beliefs on thousands of women, their health and the health of their families. This Supreme Court decision has started us down a dangerous path on which the religious beliefs of a third party enter the examination room and interfere with the doctor-patient relationship. This is an obtrusion we fear will
By By Pooja Singal and Adi Rattner and Meghana Desale