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Plan B (drug)

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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...
  • 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...
  • Hobby Lobby decision perpetuates myths on birth control

    To the editor: Jonah Goldberg's column on the Hobby Lobby case takes as given the distortion of scientific facts at the core of the case. ("Alito agrees: Your birth control is not your boss' business," Op-Ed, June 30) Overwhelming evidence has shown...
  • Supreme Court rules in favor of Hobby Lobby in birth-control mandate case

    Supreme Court rules in favor of Hobby Lobby in birth-control mandate case
    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that business owners can object on religious grounds to a provision of President Barack Obama's healthcare law that requires closely held private companies to provide health insurance that covers birth control....
  • The craziest thing about the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision

    The craziest thing about the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision
    What stood out as the worst aspect of Monday’s Supreme Court decision on the lawsuit brought by Hobby Lobby against the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive mandate? For advocates of reproductive rights, it's that the highest court in the...
  • Hobby Lobby decision was legally sound [Letter]

    Hobby Lobby decision was legally sound [Letter]
    The Sun's editorial board really should read the Supreme Court decision, not just the dissent, before you write an editorial on it ("Corporations v. People," July 1). First, this decision concerns only the contraceptive mandate and should not be...
  • Cheap Eats: Campion's

    Cheap Eats: Campion's
  • Baltimore Archbishop 'gratified' Supreme Court to hear birth control issue

    Baltimore Archbishop 'gratified' Supreme Court to hear birth control issue
    —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...