Tag Archives: birth control

Chart of the day: No co-pay birth control surges dramatically under the ACA

Tweet A new study from the Guttmacher Institute shows a surge in the proportion of privately insured women who did not pay co-pays or any additional charges for their birth control. Tweet
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TweetMarissa Alexander was denied release. Students and alumni filed federal Title IX and Clery Act complaints against Amherst and Vanderbilt. Fifty facts about sexual assault in the military. Tweet
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Chart of the Day: Birth control efficacy

TweetSo, a few disclaimers. Huff Po put together an infographic on women’s birth control use and misconceptions about various methods’ efficacy based on new data from the American College of Nurse-Midwives. There are some problems here. I don’t like that the focus is solely on women because not all people who can get pregnant are [...]
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Poor women of color receive more counseling for emergency contraception

Tweet The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has released a report showing that black, Latina and low-income women are more likely to receive counseling for emergency contraception. According to this New York Times piece, “Eleven percent of white and Hispanic women and 7.9 percent of black women reported having used emergency contraceptives at least once, but [...]
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