FDA advisory committees meeting to discuss over-the-counter birth control

(NEW YORK) -- Advisory committees of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are meeting Tuesday and Wednesday to review the first-ever application for an over-the-counter birth control pill.At a joint meeting, the Nonprescription Drugs Advisory Committee and the Obstetrics, Reproductive, and Urologic Drugs Advisory... Read More.

FDA considers whether a birth control pill could be sold over the counter

(WASHINGTON) -- Angela Maske was a college freshman in Washington, D.C., when she first had trouble getting a prescription for birth control pills.Her Catholic-affiliated university wouldn't prescribe the medication to students as a sexual contraceptive, so Maske spent three months looking for another doctor's... Read More.