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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...
ReporterThe fight over abortion rights will take center stage again in January when state lawmakers return to Richmond. The first bill filed for the upcoming General Assembly session is a measure that defines a human fetus as a person. This isn't the first time...
Regarding the May 19 letter "Be An Advocate For Your Life": Parents need to advocate for their daughters as well. Health care providers do not routinely inform both parents of minors and patients that oral contraceptives are classifed as Group I...
Religion briefs Alanson Church of the Nazarene’s “What’s Up” Sizzlin’ Summer Kickoff cookout is 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, at the church. Bring your own meat to grill, and a dish to pass. There will be pony rides and a...
DENVER (AP) — In the most prominent challenge of its kind, Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. is asking a federal appeals court Thursday for an exemption from part of the federal health care law that requires it to offer employees health coverage that includes...
Meetings Friday, May 24 Up North Network of BNI meets every Friday at the Charlevoix Public Library. Meetings are from 7-8:30 a.m. and visitors are welcome. For information or a reservation to attend, call Bill Ulvund, (231) 881-6700. Petoskey...
In the uproar about making the morning-after contraceptive known as Plan B available to our daughters, there has been no similar outcry about condoms and our sons. Anyone of any age can walk into a drugstore — as well as most grocery and big-box...
Not since "the pill" became widely available in the 60s, has there been such a battle over birth control than the one currently being waged over "Plan B" emergency contraception and its restrictions. Moreover, following the Food and Drug Administration...
Births A son, Alexander James Goldsmith, was born to Jayson and Sara Goldsmith of Boyne City at 4:41 p.m. on Thursday, May 16, 2013, at McLaren Northern Michigan in Petoskey. Alexander weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long at birth. His...
Births A daughter Lillian Dale Baynham, was born to Adam and Katy Baynham of Petoskey at 4:29 p.m. Saturday, April 27, 2013, at McLaren Northern Michigan in Petoskey. Lillian weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long at birth. She has a...
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