The US Bishops have strongly condemned the recent decision by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to approve the oral contraceptive, OPILL, to be dispensed over-the-counter, calling the decision medically irresponsible because it puts womens’ health at risk.
An article appearing in Vogue UK says that side-effects of synthetic hormones are making more and more young women turn away from the pill and toward natural family methods that once used to be passed off as the old-fashioned “rhythm method.”
A second brief in support of a case challenging the contentious HHS mandate was filed on Friday and contends that the Institute of Medicine based its conclusions that mandating insurance coverage for birth control, sterilization and abortifacient drugs on incomplete and biased scientific information.
By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
A new study of at the University of California has found women who take hormonal contraceptives such as birth control pills are interfering with the way they recall information.