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Over-the-Counter Use Of Morning-After Pill Shot Down By HHS
2011-12-08 06:34:58

In an abrupt decision that has angered some and delighted others, the HHS intervened on Wednesday to prevent the FDA from making the controversial ‘morning after’ pill an over-the-counter medication available without a prescription to women of all ages.

2011-08-01 15:41:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2011-08-01 11:42:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) expressed strong opposition to the U.S. Dept.

2011-08-01 11:33:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning U.S. consumers not to use the emergency birth control medicine labeled as Evital.

2011-06-09 13:29:58

Women who receive a contraceptive known as an intrauterine device or IUD immediately following a first trimester abortion experience few complications and are less likely to have an unintended pregnancy than those who delay getting an IUD by several weeks.

2011-05-23 01:00:00

TOKYO, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sosei Group Corporation ("Sosei"; TSE Mothers Index: 4565), the biopharmaceutical company, today announced that Sosei Co., Ltd., its wholly owned Japanese subsidiary, will launch its emergency contraceptive pill, NorLevo(R) TABLETS 0.75mg, tomorrow 24 May, through the distribution network of its commercialization partner, ASKA Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. NorLevo(R) is an oral emergency contraceptive, which is taken within 72 hours after...

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2011-04-28 13:31:44

A new study finds that more US women seem to be using the "morning-after" pill now that the emergency contraceptive is available over-the-counter.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.