Hot News Stories (10/9/2015)Posted: October 9, 2015
Time Magazine (USA)
A new study published shows that increased insurance coverage is making it easier for women to get an intrauterine device (IUD) or implant—known as long-lasting reversible contraceptives (LARC)—inserted at the hospital right after child birth.
Michigan Live (Lansing, MI)
According to a new report, Michigan has seen a 40 percent drop in teen births over the past two decades, suggesting that efforts to reduce teen pregnancies are working. The report said it is important that policymakers, healthcare providers and communities support funding for evidence-based programs to prevent teen pregnancy.
Huffington Post (USA)
Anti-choice Representative Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said Thursday that the GOP’s investigation into Planned Parenthood’s use of federal funds hasn’t turned up anything.