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FDA to allow 'morning-after' pill for 17-year-olds

(AP) -- Women's groups cheered the government's decision to allow 17-year-olds to buy the "morning-after" emergency contraceptive without a doctor's prescription, but conservatives denounced it as a blow to parental supervision ...

Apr 22, 2009
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HIV therapies provide near normal lifespan in Africa

A landmark study by the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE) and the University of British Columbia (UBC) shows that patients in Africa receiving combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) for HIV can expect to live ...

Jul 18, 2011
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Obama calls morning-after pill call 'common sense'

(AP) -- President Barack Obama on Thursday endorsed but said he did not steer his administration's decision to halt the over-the-counter sale of an anti-pregnancy drug to girls under 17, saying it was common sense to keep ...

Dec 08, 2011
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