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1 In 5 Times, A Man Can't Buy The Morning-After Pill

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 09.12.2014 | Business

If a guy needs to buy the morning-after pill for a female friend, he's going to need to rely on a fair amount of luck. That's because a study found yo...

FDA Expands Morning After Pill Approval After Court Order

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The morning-after pill is finally going over-the-counter. The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved unrestricted sales of P...

Cognitive Research Supports Plan B Access

Tamar Krishnamurti | Posted 07.24.2013 | Science
Tamar Krishnamurti

Where teens need help is in avoiding situations where they might lose control and in coping with situations when things have not gone as planned. Parental guidance can help with the former. Easy, informed access to Plan B can help with the latter.

Laura Bassett

Administration Dealt Blow In Birth Control Case

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.10.2013 | Politics

A federal judge on Friday denied the Obama administration's request to delay his order that the Plan B morning-after pill be made available over the c...

Obama: FDA Decision On Plan B Leaves Me Feeling 'Very Comfortable'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 05.03.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama extended support on Thursday for the FDA's decision to institute age 15 as the new limit for over-the-counter sales of Plan B. ...

Laura Bassett

FDA Lowers Age Limit For Morning-After Pill

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 04.30.2013 | Politics

The Food and Drug Administration announced on Tuesday that it will make a brand of emergency contraception known as Plan B One-Step available over the...

Laura Bassett

Federal Judge To Rule On Morning-After Pill For Teens

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 03.29.2013 | Politics

A U.S. district court judge is expected to issue a ruling in the next few days on whether the Food and Drug Administration should make emergency contr...

True Life: My School Sells Plan B In A Vending Machine

| Rebecca Streletz | Posted 04.17.2012 | College

When I arrived at Shippensburg University as a sophomore in August 2009, I saw Etter, the campus health center, as another unnecessary $200 fee being ...

Science Has the Answer -- Depending on the Question

Michael D. Fayer | Posted 02.17.2012 | Politics
Michael D. Fayer

In making her decision on Plan B, Kathleen Sebelius did not say that the FDA's science was wrong or that she had her own experts who disagreed with the FDA. She was making a policy decision, not a scientific decision.

HHS Protects Kids In Vetoing Plan B Decision

Sister Mary Ann Walsh | Posted 02.15.2012 | Religion
Sister Mary Ann Walsh

Health and Human Services acted to protect kids Dec. 7 when HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius rejected a recommendation of the Food and Drug Administration to let stores sell powerful hormonal drugs to children over the counter.

The Sebelius Trifecta

Kirsten Moore | Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics
Kirsten Moore

By interjecting politics into the FDA drug review process, Secretary Sebelius placed the president in the unenviable position of not acting in the best interest of women's health. And politically, that's not a place the president wants to be.

Amanda Terkel

Senators Demand Answers On Administration's Plan B Decision

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Fourteen Democratic senators, led by Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), sent the Obama administration a letter on Tuesday asking for the scien...

We Are All an 11-year-old Girl -- And She Is Pissed

Ellen R. Shaffer | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics
Ellen R. Shaffer

Women are the last remaining voting majority who are treated like a splinter group. It will stay that way until we stand up for ourselves, together, and demand power.

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Defends Morning-After Pill Decision

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 12.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama threw his support behind Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Thursday regarding her controve...

Plan C Anyone? The Politics In Science

Jonathan D. Moreno | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics
Jonathan D. Moreno

The decision to deny over-the-counter-access to Plan B is particularly awkward for an administration that early on pledged to "base our public policies on the soundest science."

Laura Bassett

Plan B Over-The-Counter Plan Struck Down

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.06.2012 | Politics

The Food and Drug Administration recommended on Wednesday that Plan B One-Step, commonly referred to as the "morning-after pill," be made available ov...

FDA To Allow 'Morning-After' Pill For 17-Year-Olds

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — Women's groups cheered the government's decision to allow 17-year-olds to buy the "morning-after" emergency contraceptive without a...