birth control pill :
- n a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception
News & Articles
- Administration's Plan For Morning-After Pill Pleases No One
Reaction was swift to the Obama administration's announcement Monday night that it was dropping a long-running legal battle to keep age restrictions on one type of the morning-after birth control pill. But like just about everything else in this decade-long controversy, the latest decision has pleased just about no one. To be clear, the administration is not proposing that all forms of the drug ...
June 12, 2013 - KERA North Texas
- Feds Buckle On Emergency Contraception Age Restrictions
The administration had been trying to appeal a judge's ruling to make the morning-after birth control pill available over the counter with no age restrictions. The Justice Department said it would obey the order — sort of. The FDA may soon approve the over-the-counter sale of Plan B One Step without a prescription.
June 11, 2013 - NPR
- Study: Birth control pill users less likely to develop ovarian cancer
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who use birth control pills are less likely to develop ovarian cancer later in life, a new analysis of past studies suggests. Researchers pooled data from 24 studies and found Pill users had a 27 percent lower risk of...
June 7, 2013 - MedCity News