First no-prescription birth control pill approved in US

US health authorities on Thursday approved the first over-the-counter birth control pill in the country, dramatically widening access to contraception for women in the United States where abortion rights are increasingly ...


US clinic charts course through abortion pill chaos

Tammi Kromenaker is a seasoned fighter in the grinding battle over reproductive rights in America—but even she has to admit that the latest front, over access to a widely used abortion pill, is a "mess."

Obstetrics & gynaecology

British Columbia first in Canada to provide free contraception

The Canadian province of British Columbia announced Tuesday that it will make prescription contraceptives free for all, a first in the country at a time when women's rights are under attack in the neighboring United States.

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