The Top Health Headlines of 2013

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  • HPV and Oral Cancer
  • E-Cigarettes: Do They Create New Young Smokers?
  • FDA Approves Plan B One Step With No Prescription
  • Sandy Hook, Autism and Mental Health
  • Medical Marijuana
  • Black Men, Health and Suicide
  • Influenza Takes Lives
  • HIV Rates Down 21 Percent Among Black Women
  • Angelina Jolie, Mastectomies and Black Women
  • Gun Violence and Urban America
  • Looking Back at This Year’s Health Stories
  • Everything Obamacare
  • Head Trauma and the NFL
  • Baby “Cured” of HIV

FDA Approves Plan B One Step With No Prescription

This summer, the Federal Drug Association (FDA) ruled that the emergency contraception should be available for girls as young as 15 without a prescription. Even President Obama said he was “comfortable” with this decision as he states to be in favor for expansion on contraceptive for women. 

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