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Faces of Survival: Shirley Grier

...That was in January 1968.She immediately called the doctor but he thought it was fatty tissue and related to the birth control pills she was taking.A few days later she began bleeding from her nipple. Her doctor sent her straight to a surgeon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/we-think-pink/2015-10-31/faces-survival-shirle
Standing up for life

...the $500 million in taxpayer funds the organization receives for ? wink, wink ? non-abortion services such as birth control and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases.The potential loss of Planned Parenthood's single-largest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-08-30/standing-life
Attorney general becomes latest Republican to pursue investigation into abortion clinics

...to the state's Medicaid agency, it paid the organization about $156,000 over the past three years, mostly for birth control and related services, such as annual exams. By law, Medicaid in South Carolina can cover abortions due only to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-20/attorney-general-becomes-latest-rep
Director: Medicaid funded 222 abortions statewide in 5 years

...last five fiscal years. Most of that is for contraceptive-related services, such as office visits, pap smears and birth control, Soura said.The committee asked him for more data to be discussed at its next meeting Nov. 12, including breakdowns...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-30/director-medicaid-funded-222-aborti
Rants & Raves

...nonsense of abandoned kids, the killing of those unwanted (abortion is kinder), and make people see the options for birth control. People need to be more sanitary. I cannot believe the number of times I've found that people will not flush in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-22/rants-raves
Kate's Law necessary

...Kate Steinle's family, when he was very visible in the Freddie Gray, Michael Brown and Trayvon Martin cases? He even called Sarah Fluke when Rush Limbaugh criticized Fluke's stand on access to female birth control.George WeberAugusta

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-08-09/kates-law-necessary
Planned Parenthood vital

...women who each day depend on Planned Parenthood for birth control, cancer screenings, testing and treatment for STIs...women access or making it harder for women to obtain birth control would increase the number of abortions in the United...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-08-04/planned-parenthood-vital
SC Republicans seek Planned Parenthood audit

...state's Medi caid agency, it has paid Planned Parenthood nearly $156,000 over the past three years, mostly for birth control-related services. In South Carolina, Medi caid covers abortions only in cases of rape, incest or when a doctor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-31/sc-republicans-seek-planned-p
Upcoming Events

...Wednesday, Aug. 5, Jeff Maxwell Branch Library; an interactive DVD designed to educate girls ages 13-19 about birth control, sexually transmitted infections and healthy relationships; all participants receive a $10 gift card to Target...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-07-28/upcoming-events
Report: Teen use of morning-after pill is climbing

...report showed little recent change in most other types of birth control used by teen girls who have had sex. Almost all said...dose of the female hormone progestin than is in regular birth control pills. It can cut the chances of pregnancy by nearly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-07-22/report-teen-use-morning-afte