The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) said emergency contraception methods like Plan B should be more available to teens who need parental permission to obtain it in some cases.
What does EC stand for?
EC stands for Emergency Contraception
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- Embarked Commander
- Embry Call (Twilight character)
- Embryonal Carcinoma
- Emergency Capability
- Emergency Care
- Emergency Cleanup
Samples in periodicals archive:
ACCIDENTS can happen but if you experience a mishap while having sex, it's time to activate Plan B - the free emergency contraception that can prevent unplanned pregnancy.
Byline: ANI Washington, Mar 17 (ANI): Women who take emergency contraception in advance of need do not reduce their chances of getting pregnant, despite increased and faster use of such medications after unprotected sexual intercourse, concludes a new study.
Other than attitudinal measures, one of the key predictors of residents' provision of counseling and intention to provide emergency contraception was having had a clinical preceptor who encouraged them to offer this service.
They conclude, first, that taking emergency contraception is morally equivalent to intentionally procuring an abortion, and thus impermissible.
LOS ANGELES -- Teenagers cruising mainstream Web sites can hardly be faulted for thinking that emergency contraception is difficult to obtain, birth control pills will make them fat, and IUDs are meant for older women, not adolescents.
Until recently, Plan B, the only Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved product for emergency contraception on the U.