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Stories with subject: Birth control
  • Court won't exempt Notre Dame from birth control provision 
    Updated: May-20-15 7:10 pm

    SOUTH BEND, Indiana - A federal appeals court has rejected the University of Notre Dame's request to temporarily be exempt from a provision in the Affordable Care Act that requires the Catholic school's insurance providers to cover the costs of contraceptives for students and staff.

  • Bill expanding birth control access in Oregon revived 
    Updated: May-19-15 8:24 pm

    SALEM, Oregon - A bill allowing women to access birth control without a doctor's prescription is once again moving through the Legislature after stalling in committee.

  • US: Myanmar legislation on birth control 'dangerous' 
    Updated: May-19-15 2:39 pm

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. says legislation on population control approved by Myanmar's parliament is dangerous and could undermine the democratic hopes of minority groups.

  • Report says schools can do more to prevent teen pregnancy 
    Updated: May-16-15 5:19 pm

    SANTA FE, New Mexico - New Mexico has no clear strategy on how to keep decreasing what is currently the second-highest rate of teens giving birth nationwide, according to a legislative report out this week.

  • Feds close insurance loopholes on preventive care story has photos
    Updated: May-11-15 6:01 pm

    WASHINGTON - From contraception to colonoscopies, the Obama administration Monday closed a series of insurance loopholes on coverage of preventive care.

  • House OKs GOP measure blocking local DC abortion rights law 
    Updated: Apr-30-15 11:14 pm

    WASHINGTON - Republicans pushed legislation through the House Thursday that would revoke a District of Columbia law barring discrimination in the city against workers who have abortions, the latest clash pitting claims of religious freedom against reproductive rights.

  • Report: Insurers skirt health law's protections for women 
    Updated: Apr-29-15 9:41 am

    CHICAGO - Some insurance plans offered on the health overhaul law's new marketplaces violate the law's requirements for women's health, according to a new report from a women's legal advocacy group.