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  • In the Obamacare birth-control debate, there's a logical path

     In the Obamacare birth-control debate, there's a logical path
    In case you haven't encountered enough illogic in the American healthcare system, consider this: Once a medication has been determined to be safe and effective enough to be available without a prescription, we assume it should no longer be covered by insurance. That doesn't follow, and contraceptives are an important case in point.
  • Planned Parenthood 'office visit' via app gets you birth control

    SEATTLE "Isn't there an app for that?" Turns out there is, if what you're after is birth control or a test for a sexually transmitted infection. In the latest example of fast-growing "telemedicine," video conferencing that virtually extends medical...

    Marching backwards

    I thought women had won the fight over their reproductive rights years ago with the ‘new’ birth control pill of the 60s, followed by Wade vs. Roe. However, with the current controversy raging over the morning after pill, or “Plan B,&...

    Hobby Lobby and the contraception it opposed

    Hobby Lobby and the contraception it opposed
    In the recent Hobby Lobby decision addressing the Affordable Care Act's insurance mandate for women's contraception, the U.S. Supreme Court raised several issues about religious freedom and the rights of corporations. What it didn't consider was whether...

    Limiting a doctor's options [Commentary]

    Limiting a doctor's options [Commentary]
    As physicians in training at Johns Hopkins Hospital, we are deeply concerned about the consequences that Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. will have on our ability to provide comprehensive, quality health care to our patients. Under the Hobby Lobby...