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Plan B (drug)

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  • Abortion advocates challenge Hoag ban

    Hoag Hospital's decision to stop performing elective abortions in the wake of its affiliation with a Catholic health-care group has sparked an outcry among women's rights advocates, who say the move diminishes access to high-quality reproductive care....
  • O.C. hospital that halted elective abortions targeted for protest

    O.C. hospital that halted elective abortions targeted for protest
    Demonstrators said they will gather Thursday outside a prominent Newport Beach hospital to protest its decision to halt elective abortions. Hoag Hospital’s decision was announced after it partnered with a Catholic healthcare provider, though...
  • Hospital's ban on abortion tied to deal with Catholic provider

    Hospital's ban on abortion tied to deal with Catholic provider
    When Hoag Hospital announced this spring it would no longer provide elective abortions, officials at the esteemed Orange County medical center said the decision was made because of low demand. But records and interviews show the decision was closely...
  • FDA drops over-the-counter age limit for Plan B One-Step

    The Food and Drug Administration has approved over-the-counter use of an emergency contraceptive called Plan B One-Step for use by all women and girls who can potentially bear children, no matter how young, the agency announced Thursday. But the move...
  • OCC wins, loses Bunting

    OCC wins, loses Bunting
    COSTA MESA — Caitlin Bunting played four somewhat unsung seasons on the Villa Park High varsity girls' basketball team and was recruited by a handful of community college coaches before electing to join Coach Mike Thornton this season at Orange...
  • Celebrate 'The 12 Days of Onyx' in Hartford

    Celebrate 'The 12 Days of Onyx' in Hartford
    Onyx Spirits' Hartford-area "Twelve Days of Onyx" Holiday Cocktail Crawl started last week, but it's not too late to start crawling. There are eight more days of custom holiday-themed cocktails to be imbibed at eight more great restaurants. A portion of...
  • Md. loses 3,100 jobs in November, Labor Department says

    Md. loses 3,100 jobs in November, Labor Department says
    Maryland's economy shed 3,100 jobs in November, the latest U-turn in a bumpy year overshadowed by the fast-approaching "fiscal cliff," according to federal data released Friday. The U.S. Department of Labor also sharply revised downward its estimate...
  • Needed: A fair deal on debt reduction

    A drive through Baltimore reveals signs of economic optimism as well as severe poverty. If the economy is to fully recover from the worst recession in decades, Democrats and Republicans must accept that sacrifices are necessary from both sides ("GOP...
  • A healthy dose of data

    A healthy dose of data
    The daily broadcast of medical reports, scientific studies and sociological statistics can cause your ears to ring. Sometimes a report will contradict the findings of another issued just days earlier. More often, compelling snapshots of the American...
  • The what-if prescription

    The what-if prescription
    Leave it to some thoughtful physicians to put good medicine ahead of good politics. Last year, the Obama administration wrongly chose to limit access of teens to the emergency contraceptive pill known as Plan B. This week, pediatricians are urging their...
  • 'Pull-out method' tied to unintended pregnancies

    'Pull-out method' tied to unintended pregnancies
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Many young women use the "pull-out method" for birth control, and they tend to have more unintended pregnancies than other women, a new study suggests. Researchers compiling surveys from more than 2,000 women ages 15 to 24...