When elected officials push policies to deny insurance coverage for abortion care, they make it unaffordable for many women to receive quality treatment. As a physician and as a woman, this concerns me immensely.
For women in countries and communities with limited contraceptive choices and high rates of HIV, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, a shortage of funding for the ECHO (Evidence for Contraceptive Options and HIV Outcomes) trial is an unacceptable development.
Vasalgel, a new method of birth control currently in development, could block the vas deferens and prevent sperm from ever being ejaculated. A new study on baboons suggests the product works, but we’ve been promised male birth control before to no avail.
Michigan legislators introduced a bill Wednesday that would require employers to notify all current and prospective employees about whether the company’s insurance plan covers contraceptives.
The hundreds of lawsuits challenging the birth control benefit in the Affordable Care Act fit into a larger picture of health-care reform opponents using the courts to undermine the success of the law.
Challengers claim the administration’s latest attempts to accommodate religious objections to covering birth control “change nothing.”
It’s wildly inappropriate to ask anyone but Wendy Davis herself how she feels about making two private medical decisions with the counsel of her doctors and family.
Many of the employers suing the federal government over the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive benefit, including Wheaton College in Illinois, fail to offer employees robust parental leave coverage, an analysis by RH Reality Check shows.
In the campaign for the state’s U.S. Senate seat, Rep. Bruce Braley released an ad last week criticizing his opponent, state Sen. Joni Ernst, for her position on so-called fetal personhood and her belief that abortion providers should be treated as criminals.
The real crime scene in this scenario isn’t a high school bathroom stall; it’s Texas’ rigid and discriminatory reproductive health-care system.