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Clout StreetSPRINGFIELD --- Illinois public schools that teach sex education will be required to provide information about birth control under a measure the Senate sent to Gov. Pat Quinn on Wednesday. The legislation is a change from current policy, where...
Not since "the pill" became widely available in the 60s, has there been such a battle over birth control than the one currently being waged over "Plan B" emergency contraception and its restrictions. Moreover, following the Food and Drug Administration...
Births A son, Alexander James Goldsmith, was born to Jayson and Sara Goldsmith of Boyne City at 4:41 p.m. on Thursday, May 16, 2013, at McLaren Northern Michigan in Petoskey. Alexander weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long at birth. His...
Tags: Health, Methodist, Libraries, Pears, Family Planning
In the uproar about making the morning-after contraceptive known as Plan B available to our daughters, there has been no similar outcry about condoms and our sons. Anyone of any age can walk into a drugstore — as well as most grocery and big-box...
Dear Amy: My daughter, who is almost 12 years old, visited a hospital a couple of months ago, and a nurse asked her if she uses birth control. Is this is an appropriate question to ask a not-quite 12-year-old girl? I feel that it is the kind of question...
Regarding "Plan B Decision Praised, Criticized [May 2, CTNow]: Peter Wolfgang's views presented within are misguided and misleading. As a nursing student and contraception advocate, I want to offer some background Mr. Wolfgang left out. Plan B is a...
As Illinois lawmakers prepare to vote on comprehensive sex education for Illinois' youth (House Bill 2675), they should consider the experience of a young woman who was victimized twice — once by a rapist and again by the inaccurate, ideologically...
Change of Subject"Plan B," the morning-after contraceptive, is reportedly as safe as aspirin, even when taken by adolescents. Aduilts can buy it over the counter, but I say let everyone buy it who wants it or needs it. In an ideal world,......
Births A daughter Lillian Dale Baynham, was born to Adam and Katy Baynham of Petoskey at 4:29 p.m. Saturday, April 27, 2013, at McLaren Northern Michigan in Petoskey. Lillian weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long at birth. She has a...
Tags: Methodist, Libraries, Health, Family Planning, Mental Health
Jennifer was one of my first patients as a new doctor, and she came to see me about an unintended pregnancy. A single mom to a rambunctious 5-year-old girl, Jennifer was struggling economically and battling depression. We talked about the options...
For anyone who thinks abortion should not be legal, Dr. Kermit Gosnell's Philadelphia clinic was a nightmare almost beyond imagination — dirty and vile-smelling, with bloodstained furniture, unsterilized equipment and containers filled with the body...
Tags: Dismemberment, Family Planning, Social Issues, Abortion, Trials
NEW YORK (AP) — The Obama administration on Monday filed a last-second appeal to delay the sale of the morning-after contraceptive pill to girls of any age without a prescription. U.S. District Judge Edward Korman in Brooklyn last week refused...
May 22, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
May 21, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
May 20, 2013 |Story| Petoskey News
May 20, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 19, 2013 |Column| Chicago Tribune
May 18, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
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May 15, 2013 | Chicago Tribune
May 15, 2013 |Story| Petoskey News
May 15, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 14, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
May 13, 2013 |Story| AP Indiana
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