Are Plan B and Body Weight Interconnected?

Researchers have looked into why and how weight influences emergency contraception but have come up against several unknowns. Here’s what we know.

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Women Wonder What’s Next for Abortion Rights After Roe’s Reversal

After the reversal of Roe v. Wade, some women are reconsidering their plans, including where they live, and wondering how best to channel their anger.

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‘No Magic Bullet’ for Preserving Abortion Access, Biden’s Health Secretary Says

With the White House under pressure to push back on the Supreme Court ruling on abortion, Xavier Becerra unveiled several steps aimed at protecting access to the procedure.

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Women on Why They’re Stocking Up on the Morning-After Pill

Sales of the emergency contraceptive surged after the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.

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Battles Over Birth Control in Missouri Foreshadow a Post-Roe World

The demise of Roe v. Wade would make the need for effective birth control more urgent than ever. Yet many American women still have a hard time obtaining it.

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What a Reversal of Roe v. Wade Might Mean for the Midterms

What a reversal of Roe v. Wade might mean at the ballot box.

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Roe v. Wade and Birth Control: What to Know About Access and Options

From condoms to IUDs to tubal ligation, experts weigh in on how to assess and obtain birth control options.

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She Promised to Empower Women. Will Honduras’s President Succeed?

The country’s first female leader, Xiomara Castro, is struggling to advance her feminist agenda 14 years after a coup ended the presidency of her husband, who pursued similar causes.

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What if You Had Abortion Pills in Your Medicine Cabinet?

Doctors need to consider ways to adapt to this era of waning abortion access.

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