New Study Reinforces Link Between Birth Control & Breast Cancer RiskBirth control can increase a woman's risk of breast cancer by up to 38%, depending on how long she has taken it, a new study finds.
Massachusetts Lawmakers Approve Bill Protecting No-Cost Birth ControlThe Massachusetts House has overwhelmingly approved legislation that supporters say will protect birth control coverage for women.
Tennessee Jails Are Offering Inmates Shorter Sentences In Exchange For SterilizationTennessee inmates can receive upwards of 30 days cut from jail sentences if they agree to get a vasectomy or insert a contraceptive device into their body.
GOP Sen. Kelly Ayotte's Campaign Hands Out Condoms On College CampusesRepublican U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte's campaign is highlighting a birth control bill she sponsored by handing out free condoms on New Hampshire college campuses.
Morning-After Pill Use Climbing Among Teens, Report FindsMore than 1 in 5 sexually active teen girls have used the morning-after pill — a dramatic increase that likely reflects that it's easier now for teens to buy the emergency contraceptive.
Data Shows Abortion Rate In New England Is DecliningRhode Island and Connecticut have seen the most significant decreases since 2010.
Doctors Recommend IUDs, Implants For Teen Birth Control The American Academy of Pediatrics is now recommending IUDs and implants as first line options for preventing pregnancy in adolescents.
Birth Control Microchip Under Development By Local Research TeamLocal researchers are at the forefront of what could be a birth control revolution. They are working on a microchip that could control a woman's hormones, and prevent pregnancy for up to 16 years.
Protesters Outside Seekonk, Mass. Hobby Lobby Store Call For BoycottProtesters from southern New England have rallied outside Hobby Lobby Inc. store in Seekonk to protest a U.S. Supreme Court decision that organizers say reduces access to reproductive health services and birth control.
Debate Heats Up Over Recent Supreme Court RulingsHundreds converged on Boston’s City Hall plaza Tuesday night to protest recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions involving reproductive rights.
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.
I-Team: Birth Control Device Causing Serious InjuriesThe I-Team discovered, while some women enjoy the convenience, others are living a nightmare.