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2009-07-09 07:30:00

According to a study released this week by Planned Parenthood, approximately one out of every four American women who obtained an early abortion last year did so with the so-called “abortion pill” rather than through conventional surgery.

2009-07-02 15:14:00

CHICAGO, July 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pro-life forces won an important battle yesterday when the Ohio Supreme Court ruled to uphold a state law regulating that abortion centers must properly follow FDA guidelines in administering RU-486 (also known as the "abortion pill") in order to protect the health of women using the drug.

2008-10-14 00:00:41

By Marie Price A new law requiring women to undergo an ultrasound before getting an abortion has been challenged in a lawsuit filed in Oklahoma County District Court by the Center for Reproductive Rights on behalf of Nova Health Systems, which does business as Reproductive Services in Tulsa.

2008-10-06 09:00:57

The moral debate over the supply of emergency contraception continues to rage on in the pages of pharmaceutical journals nationwide, and Ruth Johnson's case is by no means unique.

2008-08-13 18:00:12

Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated (NASDAQ: CORT) today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2008.

2008-07-21 06:00:17

Repros Therapeutics Inc. (NasdaqGM:RPRX) today announced that the results of the initial Phase I/II clinical trial of Proellex(R) which was conducted in Europe are to be published in US Obstetrics and Gynecology Review in early August.

2008-06-27 12:02:19

U.S. Senator Charles Grassley [R-Iowa] is continuing to criticize what he considers to be the troubling industry ties of some medical researchers and doctors.

2008-06-17 18:00:07

The oral use of RU-486's companion drug misoprostol is safe but vaginal use may undermine the body's immune response, U.S. researchers suggest. University of Michigan scientists says that the drug misoprostol is U.S.

2006-08-24 16:09:49

By Lisa Richwine WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The "morning-after" contraceptive pill can be sold to those 18 and older in the United States without a prescription, the Food and Drug Administration ruled on Thursday, ending a three-year battle over the morality of wider access and use by teenagers.

2006-08-24 15:42:39

By Lisa Richwine WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The "morning-after" contraceptive pill can be sold to those 18 and older in the United States without a prescription, the Food and Drug Administration ruled on Thursday, ending a three-year battle over the morality of wider access and use by teenagers.


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  • A hairdresser.
The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").
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