Over-the-Counter Birth Control? Drugmaker Seeks FDA Approval
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Over-the-Counter Birth Control? Drugmaker Seeks FDA Approval

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time, a pharmaceutical company has asked for permission to sell a birth control pill over the counter in the U.S. HRA Pharma’s application on Monday sets up a high-stakes decision for health regulators amid... Read More

Overturning Roe Has Birth Control and Emergency Contraceptives in High Demand
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Overturning Roe Has Birth Control and Emergency Contraceptives in High Demand
2022-07-08 15:54:36
by Natalie McCormick

WASHINGTON — In the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which overturned Roe v. Wade, demand for various forms of contraceptives, including the so-called morning-after pill, and long-lasting forms of birth control, has... Read More

Femtech Company Sees Surge in Demand for Birth Control
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Femtech Company Sees Surge in Demand for Birth Control
2021-07-28 14:43:08
by Alexa Hornbeck

The coronavirus pandemic has sparked the emergence of Femtech, a category of software, diagnostics, products, and services that use technology to focus on women's health. Now Nurx, the largest digital practice for women’s health, is seeing a continued surge in... Read More

Justices Appear Divided Over ‘Obamacare’ Birth Control Mandate
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Justices Appear Divided Over 'Obamacare' Birth Control Mandate
2020-05-06 20:38:23
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court appeared to be divided Wednesday over the future of a pair of Trump administration rules that allow employers who cite a religious or moral objection to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women... Read More

Supreme Court to Weigh Pennsylvania, New Jersey Birth Control Mandate Challenge
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Supreme Court to Weigh Pennsylvania, New Jersey Birth Control Mandate Challenge

The U.S. Supreme Court will review a Philadelphia federal judge’s decision last year to block new Trump administration rules that would have let almost any employer deny female workers no-cost birth control coverage by citing religious and moral objections. In... Read More

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