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Longer Rx for Birth Control Pills a Smart Idea for Female Vets: Study

FRIDAY, July 19, 2019 — Giving U.S. female military veterans a year’s supply of birth control pills would reduce their risk of unwanted pregnancies and lower health care costs, a new study finds. The researchers also found that the health care cost savings would more than outweigh the expense of providing birth control pills in… Read More »

U.S. appeals court blocks Trump administration birth control exemptions

FILE PHOTO: An illustration picture shows a woman holding a birth control pill at her home in Nice January 3, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard (Reuters) – A federal appeals court on Friday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing new rules allowing employers to obtain exemptions from an Obamacare requirement they provide health insurance that covers women’s… Read More »

Most Women Who Need Publicly Funded Birth Control Live in Places it Doesn’t Exist

Katie BuckleitnerGetty Images Thanks to things like the contraceptive mandate in the Affordable Care Act and Title X funding, access to birth control is, in theory, a right in the United States. But in practice, a vast majority of women who rely on publicly funded contraception in this country live in places where they can’t… Read More »