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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Aug. 30, 2016 Researchers are working to find the fastest way possible to treat and cure human African trypanosomiasis, long referred to as sleeping sickness. Human African trypanosomiasis, or HAT, is a tropical ... read more
Aug. 30, 2016 Levels of retinoic acid, a vitamin A metabolite, are low in mice and humans with colorectal cancer, according to new research. People with high levels of an enzyme that degrades retinoic acid have a ... read more
Aug. 30, 2016 Biologists have detected a cannabinoid receptor in spermatozoa. Endogenous cannabinoids that occur in both the male and the female genital tract activate the spermatozoa: they trigger the so-called ... read more
Aug. 30, 2016 Household transmission of Clostridium difficile to pets and children may be a source of community-associated C. difficile infections according to findings from a new study. The study found that ... 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