More 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.
Rhode Island and Connecticut have seen the most significant decreases since 2010.
The American Academy of Pediatrics is now recommending IUDs and implants as first line options for preventing pregnancy in adolescents.
Local 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 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.
Hundreds converged on Boston’s City Hall plaza Tuesday night to protest recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions involving reproductive rights.
A 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.
The I-Team discovered, while some women enjoy the convenience, others are living a nightmare.
The 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.
Congressman 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.