Birth Control Pills May Prevent Some Cancers, Study FindsAccording to the researchers at the National Cancer Institute, oral contraceptives can reduce the chance of developing ovarian, breast, and other cancers in women.
Supreme Court Passes On Birth Control RulingThe Supreme Court rid itself Monday of a knotty dispute between faith-based groups and the Obama administration over birth control. The court asked lower courts to take another look at the issue in a search for a compromise.
Connecticut Fetal Death Lawsuit SettledA Connecticut doctor accused of causing the death of a fetus while trying to remove a birth control device has settled a lawsuit that sparked arguments over when a fetus can be considered a person for legal purposes — a debate normally heard on the issue of abortion.
Study: Vasectomy Linked To Advanced Prostate CancerMen who have had a vasectomy may be at an increased risk for an advanced, aggressive form of prostate cancer.
Remote-Controlled Chip Implanted Under Woman's Skin Could Deliver Birth Control For Up To 16 YearsA chip has been developed that is capable of being used as a contraceptive or for other drug administration purposes once placed under the skin.
U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception MandateA divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama's health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.
Opinion: Akin's Position On Rape And Abortion Is The GOP PlatformThe basic fact is that Romney, Ryan and Republican's are uncomfortable with a few of the words Congressman Akin used. They are not, however, uncomfortable with the policy position he was expressing. The record shows that they march in lockstep with Congressman Akin.
Opinion: Despite Denials Akin's Comments Are Part GOP War On WomenCongressman Akin's comments are unconscionable and while Congressman Akin owns the words that came from his mouth, the sentiment and his policy goals are shared by both Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, despite their statements today.