Birth Control Pills May Prevent Some Cancers, Study FindsAccording to the researchers at the National Cancer Institute, oral contraceptives can reduce the chance of developing ovarian, breast, and other cancers in women.
Senate Bill Would Boost Contraceptive CoverageUnder a bill filed in the state Senate, health-insurance policies would be required to provide coverage for FDA-approved contraceptive drugs without imposing deductibles, coinsurance or co-payment requirements.
Using Birth Control Can Raise Your Risk Of Breast Cancer By 38%, Study SaysA new study found using birth control can increase a woman's risk of breast cancer by up to 38% depending on how long she has used it.
Trump Administration Rolls Back Obama Birth Control MandateEmployers and insurers that object to covering contraceptives based on their religious or moral beliefs can now be exempt from the birth control mandate created during the Obama administration, the Department of Health and Human Services announced Friday.
Tennessee Jails Are Offering Inmates Shorter Sentences In Exchange For SterilizationTennessee inmates can receive upwards of 30 days cut from jail sentences if they agree to get a vasectomy or insert a contraceptive device into their body.
Recall Ordered After Improperly Packaged Birth Control Could Lead To PregnancyThe Food and Drug Administration has announced a nationwide recall on Mibelas 24 Fe birth control tablets.
Women Warned To Get IUDs Before Trump Becomes PresidentHundreds of women took to social media worried about what will happen to birth control under President-elect Donald Trump.
Fiorina Makes Distortion Of Planned Parenthood A CenterpieceRepublican presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina has spent the last two weeks repeating an erroneous description of videos secretly recorded by anti-abortion activists. That seems bound to continue as she makes her opposition to Planned Parenthood a centerpiece of her 2016 campaign.
Abortion, Birth Control, Race Top Supreme Court's AgendaAbortion, birth control and race are among the most divisive issues the Supreme Court will confront over the next nine months, amid a presidential election campaign in which some candidates are talking pointedly about the justices and the prospect of replacing some of them in the next few years.
U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception MandateA 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.
Concerns About A Popular Form Of Birth ControlThere’s a growing number of complaints about a popular form of birth control that some say is causing serious health problems. Now, consumer advocate Erin Brochovich says Congress needs to get involved.
Archdiocese Of Miami Sues Gov't Over Birth Control MandateThe Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Miami has joined other Catholic institutions nationwide in challenging the Obama administration over birth control.