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The Plan B pill, also known as the "morning after" pill, is displayed on a pharmacy shelf on Feb. 27, 2006 in Boston, Mass. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

CDC: Use Of Morning-After Pill On The Rise For Younger Women

About 1 in 9 younger women have used the morning-after pill after sex, according to the first government report to focus on emergency contraception since its approval 15 years ago.


U.S. Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) (Photo credit:

Opinion: Despite Denials Akin’s Comments Are Part GOP War On Women

Congressman Akin’s comments are unconscionable and while Congressman Akin owns the words that came from his mouth, the sentiment and his policy goals are shared by both Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, despite their statements today.