Health Insurers Are Blocking Self-Administered Birth Control Injections During Pandemic, Doctors Say
“A bunch of insurers are giving us a big runaround about filling this prescription."
Jun 11, 2020 5:02 PM
Trump Administration Rolls Back Rules Mandating Free Birth Control Coverage For Women
The rollback aims to make it easier for employers to object for moral or religious reasons.
Updated: Oct 6, 2017 5:35 PM
AG Schneiderman Announces Bill That Would Keep Contraception Free Even After Obamacare Dies
American women can spend up to $1,000 a year on birth control.
Updated: Jan 11, 2017 2:35 PM
You Can Now Order Plan B On Seamless
It's waaaay overpriced though.
Updated: Dec 9, 2016 5:15 PM
Reminder: NYC Planned Parenthood Offers Free IUDs & Implants To Qualifying Patients
The implant prevents pregnancy for up to three years, while the IUD can prevent pregnancy from three to 12 years.
Updated: Nov 17, 2016 4:25 PM
Do 3 Little Packets Of Birth Control Really Need These Giant Styrofoam Containers?
That's a heck of a lot of styrofoam.
Updated: Aug 20, 2015 2:44 PM
New York Women Under Medicaid Can Now Get IUDs Immediately After Giving Birth
New York women covered by Medicaid now have the option of receiving an intrauterine device or contraceptive implant immediately following childbirth, sparing them an inconvenient follow-up appointment.
Updated: Jul 18, 2014 10:24 AM
NY Will Use Birth Control To Wipe Out Mute Swans Instead Of Executing Them
Good news for those who feel slightly icky at the thought of 2,200 animals being literally executed by guns or gas: the DEC has scuttled the initial, aggressive plan.
Updated: Mar 1, 2014 1:12 PM
Ladies, Your Orgasms May Hurt Because Of Your Birth Control Pills
A group of NYU doctors have seen this anecdotally, so they decided to study it.
Updated: May 8, 2013 4:08 PM
Map Shows Where You Can Find Cheap(ish) Birth Control In NYC
An interactive map charts the prices of birth control at roughly 100 pharmacies.
Updated: May 3, 2013 4:32 PM
Dead Columbia Student's Boyfriend Says "She Was Doing Drugs Long Before She Met Me"
"She bought that methadone her damn self."
Updated: Apr 2, 2013 12:48 PM
City Targets Teen Pregnancy In New Ad Campaign
Despite the advances that have been made, the Bronx still has the highest teen pregnancy rate in the country.
Updated: Mar 3, 2013 10:57 AM
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