BioCentury This Week kicks off the election year dissecting the Obama administration's decision to overturn FDA's plan to authorize OTC access to the Plan B contraceptive to all women, regardless of age. Did HHS compromise FDA's scientific integrity to avoid a campaign fight over the morning-after pill?
Debating the public health and social consequences:
Jeanne Monahan of the Family Research Council
Kirsten Moore of the Reproductive Health Technologies Project
Cynthia Pearson of the National Women's Health Network
Analyzing the political calculus:
Mary Pendergast, former Deputy Commissioner and an architect of FDA's call for emergency contraceptives during the Clinton administration
Peter Pitts of the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest, and former Associate Commissioner at FDA during the Plan B debate in the Bush administration
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WUSA Channel 9
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