Hot News Stories (6/7/13)

Boston Globe (Boston, MA)
A federal appeals court ruled this week that two-pill generic versions of the morning after pill should be immediately made available over the counter, without any age restrictions; the court, though, denied unrestricted sales of the Plan B One-Step product until it determines whether the government’s appeal should be upheld.

 (Washington, DC)
As Senate Democrats consider whether to use the so-called nuclear option to rewrite the Senate’s filibuster rules, one issue in particular has some liberals worried: abortion.

Metro News
It’s not a good sign when what defines Canada’s current effort to combat teen pregnancy is “We don’t want to be Texas.” This sentiment is part of a growing chorus calling for the province to update its sexual education curriculum.

Reuters (USA)
Women who use birth control pills are less likely to develop ovarian cancer later in life, a new analysis of past studies suggests.


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