The Walgreens pharmacists who placed a woman’s life in potential danger by refusing to fill a prescription for methergin – a medication which stops uterine bleeding – and who also refused to refer a nurse practitioner to another pharmacy will walk away without discipine from the Idaho Board of Pharmacy.
As more states debate legislation to protect pharmacists who refuse to fill prescriptions on “moral” grounds, many consumers may face debates, forced public disclosures or delay at the pharmacy counter.
Oprah’s story of teen pregnancy and suicidal thoughts, emergency contraception in Ireland, SBA List scores the health care repeal, and the ACLU is doing what?
Another fight is brewing over Catholic hospitals and reproductive health care – this time in Maryland, where a dispute over building a hospital may result in fewer options for abortion care, contraception, fertility treatments and other health services.
Sodomy obsessed state reps in Minnesota, profile of Steph Herold, Rick Santorum continues the steps towards a presidental campaign, and twenty percent of British women have taken emergency contraception.
A new campaign from Plan B, the makers of emergency contraception, launch a new campaign urging women to plan for unprotected sex by keeping EC on hand rather than ending up freaking out after the fact, unsure what to do or how to do it.
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.”
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.
Last week, the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a contempt of court motion against the FDA for failing to make a timely decision on age restrictions for over-the-counter emergency contraception.
After carefully considering her situation and making a personal decision, a young woman heads to her local pharmacy. Unfortunately for this young woman, politics and an unwarranted age restriction have followed her to the counter and will deny her access to the emergency contraceptive she needs.