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2/4/2000 - Women Still Face Some Obstacles to Getting 'Morning After' Pills
One in ten women do not get the "morning after" pills they need to take within 72 hours after unprotected sex to prevent pregnancy even when they call the emergency contraception hotline....

10/11/1999 - Planned Parenthood Launches Emergency Contraception Ad Campaign
Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) is launching the first national public service advertising campaign about emergency contraception....

9/16/1999 - Pharmacists Flunk Emergency Contraception
Don't count on your pharmacist to help you handle a pregnancy scare....

9/3/1999 - Scottish Women Receive Samples of Emergency Contraceptives
Nearly 85,000 Scottish women received free emergency contraceptive kits this week as part of a Lothian Health Board initiative to reduce abortions....

8/20/1999 - MI County Seeks Ban on "Morning After" Pill
Commissioners for Macomb County, Michigan will offer a resolution today that would ban the county's Health Department from prescribing morning-after pills or referring patients to another source of the drug....

7/6/1999 - Clinics Distribute Morning-After Pill
The British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) is creating a method to help women "prepare for the unexpected." The service will enable women to keep the morning-after pill at home in order to prevent unwanted pregnancies....

5/14/1999 - Wal-Mart Bans Sale of Emergency Contraceptive Kit
In a blatant disregard for women's reproductive health, Wal-Mart Stores Inc....

5/13/1999 - Family Planning Orgs. Question Vatican's U.N. Status
Family planning organizations argue that the Vatican's recent proclamation condemning the distribution of emergency contraception to Kosovan rape victims was reprehensible and demand a review of the Vatican's status at the U.N....

3/29/1999 - Anti-Abortion Pharmacists, Doctors Deny Access to Emergency Contraception
The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Sunday that isolated complaints from women who say they were denied prescriptions for emergency contraception have been surfacing around the U.S....

3/17/1999 - Gynetics Inc. Donates Emergency Contraception Kits
Gynetics Inc., maker of the PREVEN Emergency Contraceptive kit, has donated 25,000 of its kits for distribution to low-income women....

3/5/1999 - New Emergency Contraception Products in Works
Gynetics Inc....

3/1/1999 - New Findings on Mifepristone's Use As Emergency Contraceptive
Mifepristone has long been regarded as a safe and effective form of early abortion, and has also been proven effective for use as an emergency contraceptive when taken within three days of an unprotected sexual encounter....

2/4/1999 - New Emergency Contraceptive Up for Approval
On January 29 the Women's Capital Corporation (WCC), a private company devoted to developing reproductive health products for women, submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) for a progestin-only emergency contraceptive....

12/21/1998 - Improved Emergency Contraception Product in Works
Gynetics, Inc., a private, NJ-based women's health care company and manufacturer of the PREVEN(tm) Emergency Contraceptive Kit, announced last week that a new, improved version of the PREVEN(tm) product may soon become available....

9/3/1998 - FDA Okays First-Ever Marketing of
The Food and Drug Administration has approved PREVEN, a post-coital contraceptive kit that will be available for sale by prescription in late September....

8/14/1998 - Survey Finds Teens Unaware of Emergency Contraception
In a telephone survey published in the August issue of The Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, only 23% of teens knew that any kind of post-coital contraception existed, and only 28% had heard of morning after pills. The survey consisted of 1,500 adolescents ranging in age from 12 to 18....

7/9/1998 - Morning-After Pill Declared Safe and Effective in England
A study directed by Dr....

10/13/1997 - U.S. Company to Market Emergency Contraception
Gynetics, Inc....

10/13/1997 - U.S. Company to Market Emergency Contraception
Gynetics, Inc....

10/10/1997 - Study Says Women Uninformed About Emergency Contraception
Women in the U.S, are not informed about their options regarding emergency contraception, according to a recent report in the New England Journal of Medicine....

10/10/1997 - Study Says Women Uninformed About Emergency Contraception
Women in the U.S, are not informed about their options regarding emergency contraception, according to a recent report in the New England Journal of Medicine....

9/24/1997 - Family Planning Funds Discussed
Sen....

6/17/1997 - Some Pharmacists Refuse to Fill Prescriptions for Emergency Contraception
Recently the U.S....

3/19/1996 - New Contraception Hotline Reaches Thousands
Inaugurated February 14, 1996, the Emergency Contraception Hotline had received over 6000 calls in its first three week, according to a March 8 update by its sponsors....