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Plan B’s Main Mechanism of Action: The Case for a Post-Fertilization Effect

There is much confusion surrounding how Plan B Emergency Contraception actually works. Plan B...

Over the Counter Oral Contraceptives are BAD for Women’s Health

I would like to pose an alternative argument to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) President James T. Breeden’s Message on “Contraception: Access is Essential to Women’s Health.” His remarks were part of an opportunity provided by USA Today which explored comments both for and against ACOG’s recent statement endorsing the “over-the-counter” status of oral contraceptives (OCPs). Breeden and the ACOG argue that “contraception is essential to women’s health...