plan b pill

FDA grants morning after pill to girls 15 and older without prescription.

*Health reports are suggesting a decline in teen pregnancy, but that has nothing to do with the rate that young people are contracting sexually transmitted diseases or STD’s.

But, even with a decline in teen pregnancy the FDA finds it necessary to drop the age limit from 17 to 15 for the morning after pill or Plan B One-Step emergency contraception pill.

This ruling also makes it possible for girls 15 and older to receive the emergency contraception without a prescription.

This drug prevents an egg from being released from the ovary or prevents the egg from being fertilized by sperm within 24 – 72 hours.

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