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Court Rules Some Emergency Contraception To Be Available Without Restrictions

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan issued a brief order Wednesday. The court said it would allow two-pill versions of emergency contraception to be sold without restrictions while it decides the merits of the federal government’s appeal of a lower-court ruling.

06/05/2013

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FDA Approves: Plan B To Be Dispensed Over The Counter; Critics Come Out Swinging

The FDA announced Tuesday it has approved making the Plan B morning-after pill available over the counter. But purchasers have to be at least 15 to buy it, and will have to provide proof of age at the cash register.

04/30/2013

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HealthWatch: Home Genetic Testing

The controversy concerns over-the-counter genetic tests that claim to be able to predict your risk of many diseases. They helped one young mother, but are they right for you?

10/12/2010

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Have Allergies? It Could Really Be Non-Allergic Rhinitis

Do you seem to always have a runny or stuffy nose? Maybe you chalk it up to a cold you can’t shake or allergies, but this goes beyond allergies.

10/05/2010