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Birth Control

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Health: Future Of Contraception? A Microchip May Be Able To Help

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.

07/23/2014

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U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception Mandate

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.

07/02/2014

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Obamacare Birth Control Coverage Advocates Looking Past US Supreme Court Case

“I do believe we have the ability to do something about this,” Booker says of Congress.

07/01/2014

A Hobby Lobby store is seen on June 30, 2014 in Plantation, Florida. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

How Hobby Lobby Ruling Could Impact Catholic Nonprofits

The nation’s largest Catholic civil rights organization says the ruling may provide the tipping point in “rethinking the Affordable Care Act.”

07/01/2014

A Hobby Lobby store is seen on June 30, 2014 in Plantation, Florida. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Local Groups React To Supreme Court Ruling In Hobby Lobby Case

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.

06/30/2014

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Health: Safety Concerns About A Popular Form Of Birth Control

3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl explains.

10/03/2013

FDA Will Not Take Action Over ‘Morning-After’ Vending Machine At Pa. College

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.

01/25/2013

U.S. Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) (Photo credit: akin.org)

Opinion: Akin’s Position On Rape And Abortion Is The GOP Platform

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.

08/21/2012

U.S. Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) (Photo credit: akin.org)

Opinion: Despite Denials Akin’s Comments Are Part GOP War On Women

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.

08/20/2012

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Doctor Outlines Costs Of Contraception For Those Without Health Insurance

The controversy over contraception being included in health insurance brings an interesting question to the forefront: How much does birth control really cost?

03/14/2012

Stigall Show Log 2.29.12

Chris reviews last night’s primaries in Michigan and Arizona. He talks to Tom McGrath about the state of men in today’s society and to Paula Poundstone about her upcoming show in Atlantic City.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–02/29/2012

(Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum at a Tea Party rally on February 18th.  Credit: Jay LaPrete/ Getty Images)

Vast Majority of Americans Support Access To Birth Control, New Poll Finds

The poll by Quinnipiac University finds that 82 percent of Americans support the use of birth control. Just 12 percent think it’s wrong.

02/23/2012

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Women’s Health Advocates Urge Strong Stance On Birth Control Insurance Coverage

The Obama administration is said to be working toward a compromise on a provision of the health care reform law that requires employer health plans to cover contraceptives. Some religious groups object to the provision.

02/09/2012

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