Scientists Say A Once-A-Month Birth Control Pill Works On Pigs, They Want To Test It On People NextScientists say they have made a breakthrough on developing a contraceptive pill that only needs to be taken once a month.
Judge Blocks Trump Birth Control Coverage Rules In 13 States, Including MarylandA U.S. judge in California on Sunday blocked Trump administration rules, which would allow more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth control, from taking effect in 13 states, including Maryland and Washington, D.C.
Nearly Two-Thirds Of US Women Use Contraception, CDC ReportsThe most common methods for preventing pregnancy, according to a new government report are female sterilization, oral contraception, long-acting reversible contraception such as IUDs and implants, and male condoms.
FDA Approves 1st Birth Control App, Long-Term Vaginal Contraception RingAn app designed to track fertility and prevent pregnancy in women 18 and older is the first to win US Food and Drug Administration approval to be marketed as a contraceptive, the agency announced Friday.
Study: Birth Control Increases Woman's Risk For Breast Cancer By 20 PercentBirth control pills or contraceptive devices can slightly increase a woman's risk for breast cancer by about 20 percent, according to a medical study.
New Md. Law Makes Birth Control More Affordable, AccessibleA new Maryland law is on the books, making birth control more affordable and accessible.
Catholic Group Loses Fight; Must Provide Birth Control To EmployeesA legal setback in the fight over Obamacare. A group of Catholic nuns based here in Maryland just learned it will likely have to provide contraceptives to employees.
U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception MandateA divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama's health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.
Court Rules Catholic Benefits Association Exempt From Contraceptive MandateThe court rules all employer members of the Catholic Benefits Association exempt from the Affordable Care Act’s birth control mandate.
Supreme Court Justice Issues Reprieve For Birth Control MandateA Supreme Court justice issued an 11th hour reprieve for religious organizations opposed to offering birth control as part of their health insurance plans.
Catholic Bishops Stay Course On Gay Marriage FightA subdued U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops acknowledged Monday that voters rejected the stands they took against gay marriage and birth control, but gave no sign they would change their strategy ahead.
Abortion Rates Fall When Birth Control Is FreeAbortions dropped dramatically in a new study when women were provided birth control at no cost.
Which Birth Control Methods Are Best For Teens?More than 40% of teens are sexually active, but fewer than one in 20 use the most effective contraceptives.
Opinion: Akin's Position On Rape And Abortion Is The GOP PlatformThe basic fact is that Romney, Ryan and Republican's are uncomfortable with a few of the words Congressman Akin used. They are not, however, uncomfortable with the policy position he was expressing. The record shows that they march in lockstep with Congressman Akin.
Opinion: Despite Denials Akin's Comments Are Part GOP War On WomenCongressman Akin's comments are unconscionable and while Congressman Akin owns the words that came from his mouth, the sentiment and his policy goals are shared by both Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, despite their statements today.