Judge Temporarily Blocks New Trump Rules On Birth ControlThe injunction will block the rule from being implemented around the country while the case moves forward in Pennsylvania.
Birth Control Coverage Fight Faces Key Hearing In CaliforniaCalifornia and the Trump administration will square off at a key federal court hearing in Oakland to help a judge decide whether to block new rules allowing more employers to opt out of birth control coverage for women.
Study: Birth Control Increases Woman’s Risk For Breast Cancer By 20 PercentPublished in the New England Journal of Medicine, the study revealed women who use hormonal contraceptives had an increased risk of breast cancer.
Birth Control Still Linked To Increased Risk Of Breast CancerBirth control can increase a woman's risk of breast cancer by up to 38%, depending on how long she has taken it, a new study finds.
California Sues Trump Over Rollback Of Birth Control RulesThe new rules violate the U.S. Constitution by allowing employers to use their religious beliefs to justify discrimination and to deny women equal protection under the law, the lawsuit contends.
Tennessee Jails Are Offering Inmates Shorter Sentences In Exchange For SterilizationTennessee inmates can receive upwards of 30 days cut from jail sentences if they agree to get a vasectomy or insert a contraceptive device into their body.
Mibelas Birth Control Tablets Recalled Over Labeling ProblemThe Food and Drug Administration has announced a nationwide birth control pill recall.
Women Can Get Birth Control Without Prescription In CaliforniaIt’s not technically over-the-counter, but you can get hormonal contraceptives from a pharmacist after filling out a questionnaire.
Over-The-Counter Birth Control For California Could Be Just A Few Months AwayUnlike Oregon’s law, there is no age restriction on this option and women have to fill out a health questionnaire documenting things like cigarette use, pregnancy and breast cancer history.
Dozens Of Women File Lawsuit Over Suspected Birth Control MixupThe lawsuit lists 113 women, three from Northern California, who claim a drug company distributed defective birth control pills, resulting in unwanted pregnancies.
U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception MandateA sharply divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.
Governor Signs Bill Allowing Nurses To Dispense Birth Control During a visit to a Los Angeles Planned Parenthood clinic, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill that allows nurses to dispense birth control, making it easier for women to get contraceptives.