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 Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
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 PBS NewsHour
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 Kamala Kelkar, Corinne Segal
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 Lev Facher, STAT
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.
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
Even before Donald Trump chooses a Supreme Court nominee, the new president can take steps to make several contentious court cases go away.
By Michael Ollove, Stateline
Changes in billing procedures, maternal health care advocates say, give women on Medicaid better access to the most effective and most expensive forms of contraception.
By Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News
AUSTIN — Peggy Wall, a family nurse practitioner at a local community health center, treats many women in their 40s, who already have a family and find themselves confronting an accidental pregnancy.
By Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News
Teen pregnancy is way down. And a study suggests that the reason is increased, and increasingly effective, use of contraceptives.
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