News tagged with emergency contraception
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Parents of teen girls are more ready to accept their daughters being offered birth control pills and condoms during doctor visits than other, more effective and long-acting contraceptive methods, according ...
Health Sep 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers from Boston Medical Center (BMC) and Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found that in low-income neighborhoods, misinformation about access to emergency contraception is a common occurrence. These ...
Health Dec 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
The U.S. government on Tuesday lowered to 15 the age at which girls can buy the morning-after pill without a prescription and said the emergency contraception no longer has to be kept behind pharmacy counters.
Medications Apr 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
After a decade-long battle over access to emergency contraception, a federal judge ordered US regulators Friday to make the morning-after pill available over the counter without age limits.
Medications Apr 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—It's rare for children in the United States aged 10 to 12 to be sexually active, especially on a voluntary basis, a new study finds. However, almost one in five teens has had sex before age ...
Pediatrics Apr 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The number of U.S. women using the "morning-after" contraception pill has risen dramatically in the last decade, federal health officials report.
Health Feb 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Parents are more accepting of their teenage daughters using birth control pills than any other form of contraception, including condoms, according to a recent study from UC San Francisco (UCSF).
Health Feb 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Hobby Lobby Stores is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block part of the federal health care law that requires it to provide insurance coverage for the morning-after pill and similar emergency contraception pills.
Medications Dec 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay)—Physicians from the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), together with other health organizations, are urging the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Dec 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Doctors should give underage teenagers prescriptions for emergency contraceptives such as Plan B before they start having sex instead of waiting until a young patient's "plan A" goes awry, the American Academy of Pediatrics ...
Health Nov 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—New York City is handing out the morning-after pill to girls as young as 14 at more than 50 public high schools, sometimes even before they have had sex. The campaign is believed to be unprecedented in its size and ...
Medications Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- General practitioners (GPs) lack the knowledge and ability to adequately provide long-term contraceptive care to women in their practices, according to new research.
Health Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
They seem to live their personal lives online, but when there is a glitch in the sex lives of college students, and emergency contraception is needed, many struggle to navigate the Web and find the information they need, ...
Health Jun 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Intrauterine devices (IUDs) should be used routinely to provide emergency contraception, according to the authors of the first systematic review of all available data from the past 35 years. They found that IUDs had a failure ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology May 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- While most pharmacies report having emergency contraception (EC) in stock, misinformation regarding what age women can take it without a prescription is common, according to a study published ...
Health Mar 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0