The Obama administration overruled the FDA and said teens would still need a prescription to get the morning-after pill, ignoring years of scientific research.
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Rick Perry suffered from a potentially campaign-wrecking lapse of memory at the Republican debate this week. Presidentiality looks at the science behind Perry’s embarrassing brain melt.