The Food and Drug Administration approved non-prescription use of the emergency contraceptive pill Plan B for women 18 years and older. The director of FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research explains the decision.
For decades, far more U.S. males than females have been substance abusers, but the gender gap is now shrinking. An encore report looks at the growing dependency in woman and the approaches to treat the problem.
Harvard President Lawrence Summers faced intense criticism for remarks he made about the shortage of women in the sciences and engineering at a Jan. 14 closed-door conference.
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