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FDA Approves Over-The-Counter Emergency Contraceptive For All Women Of Child-Bearing Age
2013-06-21 06:52:45

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Less than two weeks after the Obama Administration announced it would not dispute a federal judge’s order to remove age limitations on emergency contraceptives for women, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it is now approving the use of Plan B One-Step as a nonprescription product for all women of child-bearing age. The FDA action complies with an April 5, 2013 order by the US District Court in New York to make...

Federal Judge Makes Morning After Pill Legal For Teen Girls Under 16
2013-04-05 15:33:40

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A federal judge has decided to make the "morning after" emergency contraception pill available to all girls of reproductive age. The judge ordered the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to make the pill available without a prescription to all girls. The order reverses a December 2011 decision by US Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to limit the pill without prescription to women age 17 and older. District Judge...

2012-02-04 14:02:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has issued the following response to the February 2 post on the White House blog. Full text follows: The Obama administration, to justify its widely criticized mandate for contraception and sterilization coverage in private health plans, has posted a set of false and misleading claims on the White House blog ("Health Reform, Preventive Services, and Religious Institutions,"...

2011-09-16 11:34:21

Single-size diaphragm expands women's protection options CONRAD, a leading reproductive health research organization, will announce results of the SILCS Diaphragm contraceptive effectiveness study September 17th at the Reproductive Health 2011 Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. The two-year study of 450 U.S. women implemented at six clinical sites in the U.S. showed that effectiveness rates of the new single size, contoured diaphragm are similar to traditional diaphragms. In addition, SILCS...

2010-08-13 16:42:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved ella(TM) (ulipristal acetate) tablets for emergency contraception. The prescription-only product prevents pregnancy when taken orally within 120 hours (five days) after a contraceptive failure or unprotected intercourse. It is not intended for routine use as a contraceptive. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO ) (Logo:...

2008-06-26 06:03:05

By Lyndsay Moss Health Correspondent WOMEN in Scotland are to get easier access to the morning-after pill at pharmacies in moves announced by the Scottish Government yesterday. The emergency contraception is set to be supplied for free in most of Scotland's 1,200 community pharmacies under changes to their contracts. Last night, the plan was welcomed by sexual health groups and doctors. However, some campaigners expressed fears it could fuel rising rates of sexually transmitted...