|FDA Delays EC OTC Decision by 90 Days
|A week before the deadline for deciding whether Plan B emergency contraception will be made available over the counter, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requested a 90-day extension to continue reviewing the pending application. By law, some type of decision was expected by February 20, but the extension ...|
|New Data Shows Double Digit Decline in U.S. Teen Pregnancy Rate
|On February 19th, the Alan Guttmacher Institute (AGI) released data showing a continued decline in the rate of teen pregnancies, births, and abortions among 15 to 19 year olds in all racial and ethnic groups. The decline was observed in all states and the District of Columbia.
Nationally, the United ...|
|New York City Schools to Revise HIV/AIDS and Sexuality Education Curricula
|City and education officials announced recently that New York City schools will revise their HIV/AIDS and sexuality education curricula. The last updates to these curricula were made 10 and 20 years ago, respectively.
Planned Parenthood of New York City illustrated one of the problems with the sexuality education curriculum by ...|