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Here's Why Plan B Costs So Much

Bustle | Posted 12.10.2014 | Women
Bustle

Though women and men across the country no longer need a prescription for Plan B One-Step -- this month marks the one-year anniversary of the repeal of age restrictions on emergency contraception -- it's still pretty expensive. Some would argue prohibitively so.

Morning-After Pill's Troubling New Warning For Heavier Users

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 11.26.2013 | Women

The manufacturer of Norlevo, a European emergency contraceptive pill identical to widely used American-made pills, reportedly will issue a warning tha...

Weld County Renews Decision To Ban Plan B At Health Clinics

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 05.09.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic. Colorado’s Weld County Board on Monday renewed a 2010 policy that prevented county health clinics f...

Anti-Abortion Ideology Trumped Science In Weld County

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 02.05.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic. When Weld County commissioners decided to stop providing emergency contraception to county patients, ...

Emergency Contraception Should Be Available Over the Counter -- and You Can Make That Happen

Kirsten Moore | Posted 02.07.2013 | Politics
Kirsten Moore

Medical science, not political ideology, should govern which products are safe and effective. It is clear women of all reproductive ages will be better off when emergency contraception is easily accessible and in their hands.

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 ...

The Surprising Reason Low-Income Teens Are Denied Access To Plan B

Posted 01.25.2012 | Home

The highest teen pregnancy rates in the U.S. are in low-income areas, and a surprising new study finds that in these communities, teens also have the ...

PHOTOS: The Banners On Market Street Say WHAT?

Robin Wilkey | Posted 01.04.2012 | San Francisco

Market Street lamp poles are generally reserved for ads from SFMOMA or the zoo. But this month, we have a feeling the silver banners reading, "U.S. Ou...

'How About Plan 'D For Data' For Plan B?'

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 02.12.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

I have an opinion about Plan B. It's that we can, and should, do better than opinion when making decisions that affect health, and have the potential to change the course of lives.

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...

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...