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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

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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

U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, right, and Democratic challenger Andrew Romanoff  debate a wide array of topics in The Denver Post's 6th congressional district debate in Denver on Sept. 23. (Photo by Hyoung Chang/The Denver Post)

Romanoff, Coffman Bicker Over Personal Attacks In 6th CD Debate

Andrew Romanoff took the offensive in Tuesday night’s debate against Mike Coffman and rarely let up.

09/23/2014

Cory Gardner, left, Mark Udall, right (credit: CBS)

Udall Swipes At Opponent’s Birth Control Plan

Democratic Sen. Mark Udall is going after his opponent’s proposal to make birth control an over-the-counter drug.

09/05/2014

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Udall Backs Contraception Coverage Bill Blocked By Senate GOP

Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked a bill aimed at restoring free contraception for women who get their health insurance from companies with religious objections, a legislative setback for Democrats that they hope will be a political winner in November’s elections.

07/16/2014

Sen. Mark Udall (credit: CBS)

Udall Introduces Bill In Response To Supreme Court Decision On Contraception

Senator Mark Udall has introduced a bill in response to the ISupreme Court ruling on contraception. It’s getting support from some women’s rights groups.

07/11/2014

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Teen Birth Rate In Colorado Down 40 Percent

The teen birth rate in Colorado dropped 40 percent from 2009 through 2013, and state officials say a health initiative aimed at low-income women is partially responsible.

07/03/2014

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Colorado Governor Touting Family Planning Effort

Gov. John Hickenlooper is joining the state’s chief medical officer to tout a state initiative to reduce teen births.

07/03/2014

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