· · · · · 

New York Times Publishes Discredited Arguments About Emergency Contraception

The Times seems to have gone out of its way to publish a commentary that the paper's own reporting shows is absolutely false on all counts.

The Times seems to have gone out of its way to publish a commentary that the paper’s own reporting shows is absolutely false on all counts. This is irresponsible media at its worst.

· · · · · 

The Affordable Care Act and Ella: New Potential for an “Old” Drug

In the world of emergency contraception (EC), August 1, 2012 also means one EC option just got a lot more affordable for many women.  

· · · · · 

WaPo FAIL: Nothing “Controversial” About ella

Today the Washington Post swallowed hook, line, and sinker the rhetoric of the far right anti-choice community on “ella,” a new emergency contraceptive now available to women in the United States, calling it “controversial.”

· · · · · 

The Launch of ella: A New Way to Prevent Pregnancy, Another Anti-Choice Controversy

A new form of emergency contraception, ella, is now available to women in the United States. And predictably, the far right is up in arms.

· · · · · 

Nick Cannon: Anti-Choice Double Standards on the Airwaves

It would be nice if Cannon could treat all women the way he’d like his own wife, sisters and daughters to be treated; with respect and privacy to make their own reproductive decisions.

· · · · · 

Emergency contraception: The next frontier for our two-tier reproductive health system?

The new post-coital contraceptive, ulipristal (also known as ella), has been FDA approved. As a doctor who wants women to have as many choices as possible, I’m thrilled to have another option to offer to women.  But this particular new choice actually leaves me feeling queasy.

· · · · · 

WashPo Makes Amends on Cuccinelli Fail, Sort Of

Yesterday we critiqued the Washington Post‘s front-page article on Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s efforts to justify his ideological war on women’s rights by professing a concern for their health and safety. Today, a Post editorial addresses the issue.  It’s not enough.

· · · · · 

FDA Approves New Emergency Contraceptive

On Friday, August 13th, 2010, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Advisory Committee for Reproductive Health Drugs approved the sale and use of “ella,” the brand name for a new form of emergency contraception that will provide women with more options to prevent unplanned pregnancies.  Health advocates welcomed the news.

· · · · · 

Roundup: Anti-Choice Bemoan ella Approval, Demand Useless Pregnancy Tests

A blatocyst is an embryo!  A pregnacy test is effective at 4 days except that no test is!  No wonder the anti-choice movement seems so confused.

· · · · · 

FDA Committee Agrees Ella is Safe and Effective

An advisory committee of the Food and Drug Administration has found that a new emergency contraceptive is safe and effective, and labeling should not restrict access to product.

· · · · ·