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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

Congress Cuts Family Planning

Planned Parenthood Denounces Congress' Cuts To Family Planning Services for the Poor
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Activists Protest Supreme Court Decision On Wednesday, April 25

Federal Abortion Ban Gives Politicians Green Light to Practice Medicine
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Missouri Judge Hears Case Against Teen Endangerment Law

Judge hears arguments that barring information to teens is unconstitutional.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Emergency Contraception OTC

Planned Parenthood Hails Expansion of Plan B Access, but Cites Concerns About Teen Pregnancy
Jan. 30, 2014 • National