Birth Control

Nuns from Little Sisters of the Poor outside of court on Monday (credit: CBS)

Religious Nonprofits Challenge Health Law In Denver Federal Court

Faith-based nonprofit organizations that object to covering birth control in their employee health plans were in federal court Monday to challenge a birth-control compromise they say still compels them to violate their religious beliefs.

12/08/2014

The Colorado Legislature on the first day of the session (credit: CBS)

Lawmakers Wrestle Over Birth-Control Funding

Colorado Democrats who credit a drop in teen pregnancy to expanding access to long-acting birth control such as intrauterine devices have to convince Republicans next year to use state funds for the contraceptives.

11/27/2014

Cory Gardner delivers his acceptance speech in the U.S. Senate race on Nov. 4, 2014. (credit: CBS)

Cory Gardner Defeats Mark Udall In U.S. Senate Race

Republican Cory Gardner defeated Mark Udall on Tuesday, unseating the incumbent Democratic senator and helping the GOP reach its goal of capturing the U.S. Senate.

11/04/2014

Cory Gardner, left, Mark Udall, right (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Shadow Of 2010 Hangs Over Colorado Senate Race

In the final days of Colorado’s hard-fought Senate race, the shadows of its last one have loomed even larger.

11/02/2014

Cory Gardner, left, Mark Udall, right (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Poll: Economy, Other Issues Overshadow Abortion

As a season of campaigning enters its final, intense weekend, a new poll illustrates the challenge ahead for candidates and their allies trying to rally voters around traditional wedge issues.

10/30/2014

John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper Joins ‘Personhood’ Opposition Effort

Gov. John Hickenlooper is joining abortion-rights advocates Saturday who are opposing a ballot measure to add “unborn human beings” to Colorado criminal code.

10/25/2014

Mark Udall (credit: CBS)

Udall’s Accomplishments Are Diverse, But His Focus Is On Abortion, Birth Control

For most voters this midterm, it is indeed the economy, stupid. And Mark Udall, the Colorado senator now in the political fight of his life, agrees that’s true. But voters might not know it from his ads.

10/15/2014

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CU Researchers Working On Safer Birth Control For Larger Women

University of Colorado researchers are working to develop a completely new form of birth control that would be safer and more effective for heavier women.

10/07/2014

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Academy of Pediatrics Now Recommends IUDs, Implants For Teens

The nation’s most influential pediatrician’s group is making new recommendations to prevent teen pregnancy.

09/29/2014

Birth control options (credit: CBS)

New Recommendations For Teen Birth Control

The American Academy of Pediatrics has announced new recommendations for birth control and teens. As CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, pediatricians say the best methods are long acting … and not the pill or condoms.

09/29/2014

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