Archive for March, 2008

one opinion

31Mar08

I really liked this piece on Reproductive rights vs the conscience of doctors, by Jessica Vozel: On Friday, Health and Human Services Secretary Mike Leavitt wrote a letter to Dr. Norman Gant, director of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG), expressing his discontent with a recent policy put forth by the American College […]

Plan B Essay Contest

28Mar08

Check it out! Check it out! An essay contest about plan b! Here’s more: Pharmacy Access Partnership and RH Reality Check are pleased to announce our essay contest, open to young people 14-24 years of age. The theme? “Got Plan B? Why access to Plan B emergency contraception is important.” The winning opinion piece will […]

heads up, albany!

17Mar08

There will be another free EC day in April. If you hear about any more free EC days in YOUR area, email us using the address to the right! ALBANY – Planned Parenthood wants every sexually active person in the Capital Region to have a “Plan B.” That’s why the health centers in the area […]

Lafayette City Attorney says Planned Parenthood didn’t break rules

11Mar08

Last week I blogged that some Planned Parenthood’s in Indiana would be giving out free birth control. In Lafayette some people claimed that this was breaking city ordinances, but after an investigation it was found that they weren’t. Here’s the article: Lafayette’s City Attorney said Monday that Planned Parenthood did not break any city ordinances […]

An underrepresented population

10Mar08

Inmates are often overlooked when discussing medical cases. I found this article on inmates in NY really interesting. The article talks mostly about prenatal care, but I think the emergency contraception argument in the last paragraph is also really interesting. A new report on reproductive health care in New York jails has found that Orange, […]

Calling those in Indiana! Free EC!

01Mar08

More places ought to do this! Keep it up Planned Parenthood, Indiana! ‘Plan B’ pills will be free Tuesday Planned Parenthood making pill available while supplies last By Crystal Garcia The Tribune-Star TERRE HAUTE — Planned Parenthood is making it a little easier for women to prevent unwanted pregnancies. Free emergency contraception will be available […]


 

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