Monday, November 26, 2012

Heroic News: “Dr. Mitu, defender of India's baby girls” plus 4 more


Dr. Mitu, defender of India's baby girls


Posted: 26 Nov 2012 01:13 PM PST

One of the most remarkable stories shared in the new documentary “It’s a Girl” is that of Dr. Mitu Khurana and her daughters. Their story is shocking and distressing, exposing how the prejudice against female children permeates all levels of Indian society.

Teenage Girls Secretly Given Contraceptive Implants and Injections in U.K. Schools


Posted: 26 Nov 2012 12:48 PM PST

In the past two years thousands of teenage girls across the United Kingdom — some as young as 13 — have been given contraceptive injections or implants without their parents’ knowledge or consent, according to National Health Service (NHS) data obtained by the Daily Telegraph.

Feds order appeals court to hear contraceptives lawsuit


Posted: 26 Nov 2012 10:33 AM PST

The Supreme Court on Monday ordered the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals to examine the constitutionality of the health reform law’s employer requirements and mandatory coverage of contraceptives without a co-pay.

Skype replacing flesh and blood doctors?


Posted: 26 Nov 2012 06:57 AM PST

London: A bid to save nearly £3billion by slashing appointments with a doctor and treating patients via computer will put lives at risk, ministers were warned.

Docs pushing for Pill for younger girls, no prescription needed


Posted: 26 Nov 2012 06:40 AM PST

Pediatricians should actively counsel teens about “emergency contraception” and even provide them with prescriptions or products ahead of time, to ensure they have the pills if they need them, the American Academy of Pediatrics says in a policy statement released online Monday.