Gov. JB Pritzker Signs Law Allowing Over-The-Counter Hormonal Birth ControlGovernor JB Pritzker signed legislation allowing pharmacists to give out hormonal birth control to a patient who has not seen a doctor.
NU Study: Birth Control Is Not Linked To DepressionThe mental and physical stress of an unintended pregnancy could trigger new incidents of depression, including postpartum depression.
Planned Parenthood Of Illinois Offering Free Birth ControlNo-cost contraceptives covered by the Access Birth Control initiative include IUDs, oral contraceptive pills, injectable birth control and condoms.
No-Cost Birth Control Faces Court ChallengesThe Trump administration's regulations broadened the religious exemption to any employer with an objection based on religious beliefs and created a new exemption for certain employers with moral objections.
Bayer To Stop Sales Of Birth Control Device Tied To InjuriesThe maker of a permanent contraceptive implant subject to thousands of injury reports from women and repeated safety restrictions by regulators said Friday that it will stop selling the device in the U.S.
Thousands Of Women Reporting Problems With Essure Birth ControlThere is growing concern about a medical device being implanted in women to prevent pregnancy.
Male Birth Control Pill One Step Closer To Reality, Researchers SayFor decades, birth control pills have exclusively been used by women. But a male birth control pill that is both safe and effective may be on the horizon, according to a new study.
Pro-Choice Advocates Urge City To Reject Plan To Give Tax Financing To Presence HealthAbortion rights advocates are speaking out against a measure up for a City Council vote Wednesday that would provide taxpayer funding for health facilities that refuse to perform elective abortions.
Gov. Rauner Bucks GOP By Signing Bills To Expand Birth Control, Access To AbortionsThe signings highlight a side of the governor's ideology that gets little attention as he wages a war against Democrats to change the political landscape of Illinois.
FDA Issues Warning For Birth Control Implant Essure, But Some Women Want It Off The MarketMany say after unintended pregnancies and severe health issues, a warning isn't enough, CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos reports.
Birth Control Referendum On Illinois Ballot Stirs ControversyWhen you go to the polls between now and Tuesday, you'll see on the ballot a question asking if any insurance plan that has prescription drug coverage should be required to cover prescription birth control.
Quinn Approves Birth Control Question On November BallotA November ballot question that will ask voters if they think prescription drug coverage plans should be required to include birth control has been signed by Governor Pat Quinn.
Supreme Court Decision On Employers, Contraceptives Divides ChicagoansOne side calls it a victory for religious freedom -- the other, a setback for women's rights. CBS 2's Derrick Blakley reports.
NU Scientist Creates New Birth Control That Could Protect Women From STIsImagine a birth control device that could also protect women against sexually transmitted diseases, including AIDS. A Northwestern scientist didn't just imagine it, he created it.
Women Report Complications From Birth Control Device It's supposed to be an easy way to avoid pregnancy. A tiny device. A permanent solution.