Today, women are able to access emergency contraception, a safe, second chance option for preventing unintended pregnancy in a timely manner without a prescription. Senator Hillary Clinton is the leader that made this happen.
President Bush elevates political puppetry above public health with his appointment of Steven Galson to Acting Surgeon General.
A slew of anniversaries in August leads to reflections on lessons learned from the former FDA Assistant Commissioner for Women’s Health.
Emergency Contraception was conceptualized internationally, born abroad, piloted around the world and currently marketed through a combination of both international and domestic agencies. Elizabeth Westley takes us on a worldly journey through EC’s beginnings, recent challenges and future.
The FDA's foot-dragging over non-prescription approval for Plan B set a disturbing precedent of putting politics over science.