AP (Nov. 26, 2013) A French drug company says their morning-after pill, Norlevo, doesn't work for overweight and obese women. The key active ingredient is in similar emergency contraception widely available in the US, ... watch video
AP (June 30, 2014) Supreme Court says employers with religious objection can avoid covering women's contraception under new health care law. White House reacts saying ruling jeopardizes women's health. (June 30)
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Newsy (Feb. 18, 2016) While Pope Francis' comments on Donald Trump may have grabbed the most attention, his comment on contraception and the Zika virus is important too.
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Reuters - US Online Video (Mar. 24, 2015) Speaker Boehner says prospects are good for Congress to pass a permanent fix to Medicare's flawed doctor-pay formula and spare physicians from pay cuts. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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Sep. 26, 2016 It iss essential for cells to quickly ascertain whether it's possible to repair mistakes or to self-destruct for the good of the organism. That's because cells with a damaged genome often begin to ... read more
Sep. 26, 2016 Scientists can improve protein-based drugs by reaching into the evolutionary past, a new paper proposes. As a proof of concept for this approach, the research team showed how "ancestral sequence ... read more
Sep. 26, 2016 A small number of people infected with HIV produce antibodies with an amazing effect: Not only are the antibodies directed against the own virus strain, but also against different sub-types of HIV ... read more
Sep. 26, 2016 The consumption of dietary supplements and cold therapies containing high concentrations of zinc is now being called into question, following research that suggests it may ... read more
Sep. 26, 2016 Increasing the concentration of specific fats in the brain could suppress epileptic seizures, ground-breaking new research shows. On the basis of this discovery, scientists were able to completely ... read more
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Mar. 31, 2015 Women who are abused by their partner or ex-partner are much less likely to use contraception; this exposes them to sexually transmitted diseases and leads to more frequent unintended pregnancies and ... read more
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