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  • Nearly 7 in 10 Americans say health plans should cover birth control

    Nearly 7 in 10 Americans say health plans should cover birth control
    Among the various provisions of the Affordable Care Act, few are as controversial as the one requiring health insurance providers to include coverage for contraception. A new survey finds that support for this rule is widespread, with 69% of Americans in favor of the mandate.
  • Philippine high court upholds law on birth control rights

    Philippine high court upholds law on birth control rights
    The Philippine Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a law guaranteeing access to birth control and sex education in a country that has high maternal mortality and ranks 53rd worldwide in total fertility rate.  Implementation of the Responsible Parenthood and...

    For many teens, formal sex education comes too late, CDC report says

    For many teens, formal sex education comes too late, CDC report says
    Health experts have some simple advice for reducing the teen birthrate in the U.S. — make sure teens learn about abstinence and birth control before they start having sex. It sounds obvious, but it’s obviously needed, according to a report...

    Sex education stumbles in Mississippi

    Sex education stumbles in Mississippi
    TUNICA, Miss. — Marie Barnard was delighted when, after decades of silence on the topic, Mississippi passed a law requiring school districts to teach sex education. But the lesson involving the Peppermint Pattie wasn't what she had in mind for her...

    Celebrities assist White House in final Obamacare push

    Celebrities assist White House in final Obamacare push
    With hours before the deadline to sign up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act, the White House pulled out all the stops – fueling its final drive with celebrity tweets, an appearance by Vice President Joe Biden on the Rachael Ray show, and...