Hot News Stories (12/4/15)

The Sentinel (Hanford, CA)
A county in California has its health officers calling for an increased focus on long-acting reversible contraception in order to reduce its high rates of teen pregnancy.

USA Today (USA)
The Senate passed a bill yesterday to repeal key components of the Affordable Care Act and defund Planned Parenthood. Senators Susan Collins and Mark Kirk voted against the bill, which will likely be vetoed by President Obama. 

OPB (Portland, OR)
The state of Oregon is working out the final details on how pharmacists will be paid for prescribing birth control to women, something expected to reduce rates of unintended and teen pregnancies throughout the state.

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