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Hobby Lobby sues over morning-after pill coverage requirement in health reform law

...The lawsuit says the family also has "a sincere religious objection" to providing coverage for certain kinds of intrauterine devices and alleges they can cause the death of an embryo by preventing it from implanting in the wall of a woman's uterus...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-09-12/hobby-lobby-sues-over-morn
Device provides less risky, cheaper way to keep certain cancer in check, GHSU research shows

...Instead, through Georgia Health Sciences University Cancer Center, she was offered an alternative ? an intrauterine device that releases small amounts of a contraceptive progestin mixture. Five years later, she is fine without the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-10-30/device-provides-less-risky-c
Birth control methods have wide price range

...percent of U.S. women use the most effective contraceptives ? a matchstick-size implant named Implanon or intrauterine devices known as IUDs. Once inserted, they prevent pregnancy for three, five or 10 years. Dr. Jeffrey Peipert, of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-03-09/birth-control-methods-have
Federal employee insurance plans must cover contraceptives

...only 19 percent of the federal employee health insurers cover all five federally approved methods, which include intrauterine devices and the drugs Norplant and Depo-Provera. About 1.2 million women of childbearing ages in the federal work...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/17/bus_242106.shtml
Business
Alcohol, caffeine impair fertility

...of them smoked cigarettes, which are known to reduce fertility. Women who took birth-control pills or used intrauterine devices were omitted from the study. Participants were required to submit daily urine specimens and to provide information...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/27/tec_245908.shtml
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Insurance companies seeking Year 2000 exclusions

...company. That would dwarf previously costly product-liability settlements such as in the $2 billion Dalkon Shield intrauterine device case, points out A.M. Best & Co., the insurance rating company. Six lawsuits, including four class actions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/05/bus_235133.shtml
Business
Opposes bill financing contraception

...physical. The outpatient contraceptive services covered by this bill include, oral contraceptives (the pill), intrauterine device, diaphragm, Norplant, and Depo-Provera. Of these five methods, only one, the diaphgragm lacks the potential...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/19/edi_211549.shtml
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