The report says that the use of emergency contraception by female teenagers who have had sexual intercourse at least once has increased from 8 percent in 2002 to 22 percent in 2011 through 2013.
Rich discussed Iran’s nuclear deal, Hillary Clinton’s attack on Uber, jury duty and President Obama’s visit to Philadelphia. He also spoke with Senator Bob Menendez and Shikha Dalmia about the Iran nuclear deal and Governor Rendell about Presidential candidates, the Pope’s visit and more.
A new study suggests that oral contraceptive pills may affect brain structure and function.
Researchers say use of birth control pills or other hormonal contraceptives did seem to up the risk for glioma, and that risk appeared to rise with duration of use; however, the findings should be taken with a grain of salt.
Teen girls who have sex should use IUDs or hormonal implants — long-acting birth control methods that are effective, safe and easy to use, the nation’s most influential pediatricians’ group recommends.
Researchers are testing a birth control microchip that can be turned off and on with a remote. Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl explains how it works.
A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.
“I do believe we have the ability to do something about this,” Booker says of Congress.
The nation’s largest Catholic civil rights organization says the ruling may provide the tipping point in “rethinking the Affordable Care Act.”
Groups on both sides of the issue were speaking out Monday after the Supreme Court ruled that Christian owners of closely held companies do not have to comply with the birth control mandate in the Affordable Care Act.
3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl explains.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration won’t take any regulatory action over a vending machine at a Pennsylvania college that dispenses so-called “morning-after” birth control pills.
The basic fact is that Romney, Ryan and Republican’s are uncomfortable with a few of the words Congressman Akin used. They are not, however, uncomfortable with the policy position he was expressing. The record shows that they march in lockstep with Congressman Akin.
Congressman Akin’s comments are unconscionable and while Congressman Akin owns the words that came from his mouth, the sentiment and his policy goals are shared by both Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, despite their statements today.
The controversy over contraception being included in health insurance brings an interesting question to the forefront: How much does birth control really cost?