More U.S. women using the "morning-after" pill: report - Yahoo! News
This is the part that needs to be "fixed":WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More U.S. women are taking the "morning-after" pill, but generally just once, according to the government's first report on how the emergency contraception drug has been used since regulators eased access to it in 2006.
About 11 percent of sexually active women, or 5.8 million, used the pill between 2006 and 2010, compared to about 4 percent in 2002, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in its report released on Thursday.
By prescription is ludicrous. Over the counter should be the norm.Emergency contraception has been available by prescription in the United States since 1999.