- Philippine population growth slows as contraceptives spread Updated: May-25-16 4:43 am
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines' annual population growth rate has slowed as more people in the predominantly Roman Catholic country use contraception.
- NY bill would broaden contraception insurance coverage Updated: May-24-16 4:53 pm
ALBANY, New York - Advocates, lawmakers, and physicians are calling for the passage of a bill that would provide insurance coverage for all FDA approved contraceptive drugs and products in New York.
- The Latest: Assembly agrees to labor-law signs in salons Updated: May-23-16 8:38 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - The Latest on action by the California Legislature (all times local):
- Law mandates coverage for vasectomies, other birth control Updated: May-23-16 5:47 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Vermont is poised to become the first state to require public and private health insurance to cover vasectomies without copays and deductibles under a bill Democratic Gov. Peter Shumlin signed into law Monday.
- La Crosse puts pigeons on the pill Updated: May-20-16 7:29 am
LA CROSSE, Wisconsin - Business owners in La Crosse are putting pigeons on the pill - sort of.
- Religion news in brief Updated: May-18-16 12:46 pm
Speaker defends nuns over birth control mandate
- Supreme Court, down by one, finds it can be hard to decide Updated: May-17-16 7:05 am
WASHINGTON - The eight Supreme Court justices say they'll take care of business until a new ninth justice joins them. Their actions say otherwise.
- Arkansas appealing order blocking abortion pill restrictions Updated: May-13-16 7:14 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas is appealing a federal judge's order blocking the state from enforcing its limits on how the abortion pill is administered.
- Abortion rate steady in poor nations, plunging in rich ones Updated: May-11-16 6:35 pm
LONDON - The rate of abortions in the developed world has dropped to an all-time low while remaining steady in poorer regions, where nearly 90 percent of the abortions worldwide occur, researchers say in a new study published Wednesday in the journal Lancet.
- New Jersey could see over-the-counter contraception Updated: May-07-16 12:33 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - Legislation that would permit pharmacists to dispense hormonal contraceptives, like the pill and vaginal rings, advanced in the state Senate this week and similar legislation is pending in the Assembly.