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Contraception access: an interview with Pamela Weir, Chief Operating Officer, Medicines360

Contraception access: an interview with Pamela Weir, Chief Operating Officer, Medicines360

FDA approves LILETTA (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system) to prevent pregnancy

FDA approves LILETTA (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system) to prevent pregnancy

Bayer expands patient assistance program for intrauterine devices

Bayer expands patient assistance program for intrauterine devices

Actavis provides overview of standalone global pharmaceutical development pipeline

Actavis provides overview of standalone global pharmaceutical development pipeline

Study: IUDs, contraceptive implants remain highly effective one year beyond approved duration of use

Study: IUDs, contraceptive implants remain highly effective one year beyond approved duration of use

Study finds unnecessary hysterectomy in 1 out of 5 cases

Study finds unnecessary hysterectomy in 1 out of 5 cases

FDA accepts Eisai's sNDA for perampanel drug for treatment of PGTC seizures

FDA accepts Eisai's sNDA for perampanel drug for treatment of PGTC seizures

Researchers recommend iron supplementation to women with heavy menstrual bleeding

Researchers recommend iron supplementation to women with heavy menstrual bleeding

Survey finds counterfeit and defective emergency contraceptives in Peru

Survey finds counterfeit and defective emergency contraceptives in Peru

Eisai reports new data analyses on FYCOMPA (Perampanel) at AES meeting

Eisai reports new data analyses on FYCOMPA (Perampanel) at AES meeting

Two intrauterine contraceptive systems safe and effective in preventing pregnancies

Two intrauterine contraceptive systems safe and effective in preventing pregnancies

Researchers create intravaginal ring using MPT to protect women from HIV and unintended pregnancy

Researchers create intravaginal ring using MPT to protect women from HIV and unintended pregnancy

IPM receives US$40M from USAID to advance new HIV prevention tools for women

IPM receives US$40M from USAID to advance new HIV prevention tools for women

Quartette tablets now available in U.S. for prevention of pregnancy

Quartette tablets now available in U.S. for prevention of pregnancy

FDA approves use of Plan B One-Step pill for all women with child-bearing potential

FDA approves use of Plan B One-Step pill for all women with child-bearing potential

Questions emerge as dust settles surrounding Plan B policy change

Questions emerge as dust settles surrounding Plan B policy change

Democrats' efforts to revamp Senate filibuster rules tempered by fears on abortion votes

Democrats' efforts to revamp Senate filibuster rules tempered by fears on abortion votes

Federal judge criticizes FDA regarding Plan B contraception decision

Federal judge criticizes FDA regarding Plan B contraception decision

First Edition: May 2, 2013

First Edition: May 2, 2013

FDA OKs over-the-counter 'Plan B' contraception for women and girls older than age 15

FDA OKs over-the-counter 'Plan B' contraception for women and girls older than age 15