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Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 03/30/2012

Birth-control pill access contributed to women’s wage increases, study says

Early availability of the birth control pill is responsible for about a third of women’s wage increases relative to men since the 1960’s, Live Science reports.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  11:21 AM ET, 03/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, birth control, glass ceiling, women

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 02/16/2012

Birth control hearing on Capitol Hill had mostly male panel of witnesses (photo)

”Where are all the women?” one female representative asked.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  01:53 PM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, birth control, Darrel Issa, hearings, contraception, Catholic church

Posted at 04:33 PM ET, 02/10/2012

Obama birth control compromise distracts from issue of whether the pill is safe, activists say

But doubts about the pill remain.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  04:33 PM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Obama, birth control, the pill

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 02/01/2012

Pfizer recall the newest troubling development around birth control

The announcement comes on the heels of other troubling developments around birth control.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  11:21 AM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Pfizer, birth control, Yaz, Yasmin