Daily Archives: April 22, 2009

17 Year Olds Can Get Emergency Contraception Without a Prescription!

Great news! Today the FDA announced that they would go along with a Federal Court’s ruling that they make emergency contraception available over-the-counter to anyone over age 17. Which is great news! Especially since, as the Federal Judge originally cited, the FDA decision to only make emergency contraception available over the counter to those 18+ […]

How has the economy affected your birth control?

Last night I was talking with a friend of mine who’s recently been laid off, and the conversation turned to health care. She’s lucky, her job is paying for her health insurance for an additional six months (or until she finds coverage elsewhere), but after that she’s on her own. And it got me thinking, […]