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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May 30, 2016 Exercise that puts greater strain on bones, like running, may improve long-term bone health more effectively than non weight-bearing activities like cycling, conclude the authors of a new study ... read more
May 30, 2016 Early exposure to nicotine can trigger widespread genetic changes that affect formation of connections between brain cells long after birth, a new study has found. The finding helps explains why ... read more
May 30, 2016 Scientists are a step closer to understanding the role of the gene BRCA1, a new report suggests. Changes in this gene are associated with a high risk of developing breast and ovarian ... read more
May 30, 2016 The Zika epidemic has long assumed global proportions, experts say. Europe needs to get prepared to deal with the relentless spread of the health threat, in particular with a view to “imported” ... read more
May 30, 2016 There are more well-founded therapy options for the treatment of strokes than ever before. Care has to be reorganized before these innovations are actually used on patients. Experts are discussing ... read more
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
Sep. 11, 2014 Biologists have discovered that Gynnodomorpha permixtana, a well-known moth species from Europe and Asia, has changed its host preferences in order to adjust to Iran's northern region ... read more
Oct. 3, 2011 Researchers have found that women using hormonal contraception -- such as a birth control pill or a shot like Depo-Provera -- are at double the risk of acquiring HIV, and HIV-infected women who use ... read more