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WDBJ7 Multimedia JournalistJust one day after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced changes to the morning-after pill, many are asking themselves how young is too young? The pill, also known as Plan B One-Step, has always been a hot topic and many said the changes are...
The Justice Department is appealing a judge's decision lifting all age limits on the Plan B morning-after birth control pill and a cheaper generic. The federal government says the judge who issued the ruling had exceeded his authority and that his...
WDBJ7 ReporterA new recommendation by the American Academy of Pediatrics is raising eyebrows. It says pediatricians should prescibe emergency contraceptives like Plan B for girls ages 16 and under. The Academy says while teen pregnancies have declined, the pregnancy...
Jobs and economic growth were on the table today, as Democratic Senate candidate Tim Kaine sat down with a group of women in Roanoke County, but it was another issue that generated the strongest reaction. The Kaine campaign organized a roundtable on...
Legislation stating that human life begins at conception has advanced without a provision to clarify that birth control is still OK. The House of Delegates gave preliminary approval Monday to Del. Bob Marshall's so-called "personhood" bill. But first,...
Pfizer Inc. is recalling 28 lots of birth control pills after uncovering a packaging error that could leave women with an inadequate dose of the hormone-based drugs and raise the risk that they will get pregnant accidentally. The drugs are marketed by...
ReporterThe best show Thursday night wasn't on television. A fiery debate between two political pundits attracted a sold out crowd in Lexington. It kicked off the mock convention at Washington and Lee University. Democrat James Carville and Republican Ann...
Tags: Elections, Family Planning, Mitt Romney, Health, Ann Coulter
Two former governors traded blame for the failing economy and disputed at what point contraception occurs during the first debate of Virginia's nationally prominent 2012 U.S. Senate race. Republican George Allen and Democrat Tim Kaine faced off...
Regarding "Plan B Decision Praised, Criticized [May 2, CTNow]: Peter Wolfgang's views presented within are misguided and misleading. As a nursing student and contraception advocate, I want to offer some background Mr. Wolfgang left out. Plan B is a...
As Illinois lawmakers prepare to vote on comprehensive sex education for Illinois' youth (House Bill 2675), they should consider the experience of a young woman who was victimized twice — once by a rapist and again by the inaccurate, ideologically...
Change of Subject"Plan B," the morning-after contraceptive, is reportedly as safe as aspirin, even when taken by adolescents. Aduilts can buy it over the counter, but I say let everyone buy it who wants it or needs it. In an ideal world,......
Jennifer was one of my first patients as a new doctor, and she came to see me about an unintended pregnancy. A single mom to a rambunctious 5-year-old girl, Jennifer was struggling economically and battling depression. We talked about the options...
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