Cops: NY Doctor Chokes Woman, Forces Her To Swallow Abortion Pill After She Says She's PregnantA New York anesthesiologist choked a woman and forced her to swallow a pill that could cause an abortion after she told him she was pregnant, police said.
Court Rules Some Emergency Contraception To Be Available Without RestrictionsThe 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.
New York Judge Refuses To Suspend Plan B RulingA New York judge has refused to suspend his ruling giving women of all ages broad access to morning-after birth control.
FDA Approves: Plan B To Be Dispensed Over The Counter; Critics Come Out SwingingThe 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.
Judge Orders FDA To Remove Age Restrictions From 'Morning After' PillYoung teenage girls may soon be able to get the so-called "morning after pill" without a doctor's or a parent's permission. A Brooklyn judge dealt the Obama administration a blow, saying age restrictions must go.
Report: City Downplaying Amount Of Birth Control Dispensed In Public SchoolsAs of September, the city said 567 girls had gotten Plan B, while the report show that 40 school health centers handed out more than 12,700 doses of the birth control.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg Defends Giving NYC Students Plan B 'Morning-After Pill'New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is defending a city-funded pilot program to give female students the "day after pill," otherwise known as Plan B. It can halt pregnancy if taken up to 72 hours after unprotected sex.
New York City Public Schools Offering 'Morning-After Pill'The pills have been made available under the new school program known as CATCH - Connecting Adolescents To Comprehensive Health - which is aimed at stemming teen pregnancy.
Jersey City Man Claims Rite Aid Refused To Sell Emergency Contraception Because Of GenderThe American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey has sent a letter to Rite Aid seeking an apology for the customer.
Morning-After Pill Maker Wants To Sell 'Plan B' Without Age RestrictionThe long battle over the controversial pill is now the subject of even more controversy.
Phillies Win Lee Derby; Yankees Turn To Plan BCliff Lee is returning to the Phillies, the team that traded him nearly one year ago, leaving the Yankees no choice but to turn to Plan B.