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By Mariel Padilla, The 19th
Tens of millions of people use some form of birth control in the United States, and innovation could expand non-hormonal options for those who have been unable to use conventional means.
By Laura Santhanam
The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld Trump administration rules that limit birth control coverage under Obamacare -- the third time justices have considered whether some employers could opt out of that coverage based on their beliefs. As the court wraps…
A new rule from the Trump administration could decrease funding to providers of long-acting reversible contraceptives, which contribute to improved economic outcomes.
By Andrea M. Kelly, Jason Lindo, Analisa Packham, Econofact
The politics of abortion and contraception are converging in the Trump era. Administration officials are exploring changes to the federal program that funds birth control for low-income, uninsured women. And contraception access could be impacted heavily by the next Supreme…
By Jason Kane and Sarah Varney, Kaiser Health News
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
The Trump administration's new birth control rule is raising questions among some doctors and researchers, who say it overlooks known benefits of contraception while selectively citing data that raise doubts about effectiveness and safety.
By PBS NewsHour
New rules from the Trump administration on contraception coverage could affect hundreds of thousands for whom the cost of birth control would go from free to full retail cost, potentially putting it out of reach for many low-income women. The…
By Kamala Kelkar, Corinne Segal
Norma McCorvey, who under the pseudonym “Jane Roe” served as the plaintiff in the Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion, died Saturday at 69.
By Lev Facher, STAT
Neil Gorsuch opposes all forms of assisted suicide and ruled twice against the Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate but has never ruled on abortion.
By Meredith P. Garretson, Amanda Gomez, Hannah Grabenstein, Meredith Lee
Two days after Donald Trump won the presidential election, Mary Ellison, a single mother in Champaign, Ill., called her gynecologist’s office to explore her birth control options. "I know what you’re going to ask," Ellison’s gynecologist told her.
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