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Court Rules on Emergency Contraception or Long Reign of Un-Science, Un-Reason Is Over

The United States District Court ruled on the FDA’s emergency contraception decision – in favor of reason and science over ideology and politics.

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Taking Politics Out of Plan B

I have long mourned the death of science in the emergency contraception debate.

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Not Just A Cosmetic Problem

The effect that toxic chemicals in makeup have on their youngest buyers – teens who may be less discriminating about the products they use – is particularly worrisome.

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Roundup: Octuplets’ Birth Put IVF in the Spotlight

Birth of octuplets puts IVF in the spotlight; FDA forces Bayer to run corrective commercials about Yaz; Missouri House adopts resolution opposing FOCA; significant percentage of Obama voters identify as anti-choice, University of Arizona study finds.

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Roundup: Vatican Issues Statement on Bioethics; FDA Panel Votes in Support of Female Condom

Vatican issues “sweeping” statement on bioethical issues; FDA advisors support approval of female condom; Ross Douthat misses the point of the campaign to defund Planned Parenthood; Afghans want larger families, can’t afford them.

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Roundup: FDA Considers Approval of Female Condom; Richard Cizik Outspoken on Civil Unions, Abortion

FDA considers approval of second-generation female condom; midwives critical for maternal care in Afghanistan; is Richard Cizik trying to get fired?; American Life League’s Judie Brown compares Wendy Norris to Barack Obama!

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Urge FDA to Approve Female Condom!

This week the FDA will decide whether to recommend approval of the second generation female condom. You can sign on to a letter in support of approval.

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The Future of Sexual and Reproductive Health

A new administration, a new agenda for sexual and reproductive health and rights advocates. What’s new? What’s changed? What are we still fighting for after all these years and how can a new leader make the greatest impact on women’s health and lives globally?

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Is the HPV Vaccine Safe? What About the Media Reports?

In what seems to be more like tabloid style reportage than journalism one might expect from CNN, a report on Gardasil uses fear-mongering to tell a story of half-truths and incomplete facts.

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An Outrageous Attempt by the Bush Administration to Undermine Women’s Rights

Senator Hillary Clinton is sounding the alarm and calling out President Bush and his administration for “quietly putting ideology before science and women’s health.”

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