| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 44 and would like to discontinue taking birth control pills. Do I need to use another form of contraception if I want to avoid getting pregnant? At what point is it safe to assume that won't happen?
ANSWER: Many women wonder if...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 8:15 AM
A report released recently by the Guttmacher Institute shows a sharp decline in national abortion rates and strongly suggests it is due to increased access to birth control and fact-based sexual health information. We celebrate this news.
Right now we...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 7:18 PM
With it doubtful the Supreme Court ruling legalizing abortion will be overturned any time soon, opponents of abortion have been attacking it piecemeal, passing legislation to make it more difficult to obtain the procedure.
The tactic was vividly on...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Maybe someone can explain to me how, exactly, conservatives are the aggressors in the culture war? In the conventional narrative of American politics, conservatives are obsessed with social issues. They want to impose their values on everyone else. They...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 9:45 PM
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to jump into a growing legal dispute between the Obama administration and businesses run by conservative Christians over whether a company must pay for birth control drugs that conflict with its owner'...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 6:29 AM
| Nov 26, 2013
| 8:15 PM
—The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to jump into a growing legal dispute between businesses run by conservative Christians and the Obama administration over whether a company must pay for birth control drugs that conflict with its owner's religious...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 7:34 AM
Federal authorities running a sting operation arrested a 21-year-old Bangladeshi man, who came to the U.S. on a student visa and was allegedly planning to blow up the Federal Reserve Bank of New York with what he believed was a 1,000-pound bomb, officials...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 6:46 PM
Who says tour guidebooks have to be dull?
Certainly not Sienna Sinclaire, author of "Naughty Girl's Guide to Los Angeles" (Naughty Girl Press).
Sinclaire, an adult model, author and sex coach, has produced nearly 400 pages of adult diversions for...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 3:10 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday said that some emergency contraception pills now can be sold over-the-counter without age restrictions while the federal government fights a lower court judge's order allowing unrestricted sales....
| May 5, 2013
| 5:32 PM
In a letter to affiliated physicians and staff, Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach has announced that elective abortions will no longer be performed at the hospital.
The letter said the decision is based of the low number of procedures done annually at...