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Questions Loom Over Nominee for Top Job at FDA

Comprehensive Scientific Data Submitted to the FDA Two Years Ago Shows Emergency Contraception Should Be Available Over the Counter
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

FDA May Move on Plan B

Planned Parenthood Calls on FDA to Stop Playing Politics and to Focus on Science and Public Health
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

FDA Gives Final Approval of New Emergency Contraception Option Allowing Women Second Option to Prevent Unintended Pregnancy

Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) applauds the decision by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to approve the sale and use of ulipristal acetate (UPA), a new form of emergency contraception (EC).
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

FDA Delay On EC

Public Health Ignored; Ideology Trumps Science — Emergency Contraception Is Safe, Effective and Meets All FDA Criteria For Over- the-Counter Status
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

FDA Defers Decision on Plan B Over-the-Counter Application

Agency to Initiate Rulemaking Proceeding on 'Dual Label' Concept
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Commissioner of FDA Resigns

Planned Parenthood Demands Return to Science and Public Health Focus, Not Politics and Ideology
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

FDA Approves Implanon

FDA Approves Long-Term, Reversible Birth Control Method; Planned Parenthood Clinicians Will Be Trained This October to Provide Implanon
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

FDA Advisory Committee Takes Step to Give Women Second Option to Prevent Unintended Pregnancy

Washington, DC — Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) applauds the vote today by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Advisory Committee for Reproductive Health Drugs that ulipristal acetate (UPA), a new form of emergency contraception (EC), is safe and effective.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

FDA Should Stick to Science

Leading Reproductive Health Care Advocate and Provider Calls for Swift Approval Of Emergency Contraception Over-the-Counter
Jan. 30, 2014 • National