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  • adj. Of or relating to a contraceptive that may be effective up to several days after sexual intercourse has taken place.
  • n. The after-effects of a drinking session; a hangover.


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  • The move inserted the Obama administration into the long-running controversy over how much the federal government should restrict access to Plan B, a so-called morning-after pill that can stop pregnancy up to three days after intercourse.

    Obama Health Chief Blocks FDA on 'Morning After' Pill

  • I'm giving a big chanclaso to President Obama and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius for ruling that Plan B, also known as the morning-after pill, will not be available over the counter to everyone, as recommended by the Food and Drug Administration.

    El Chanclaso: El Chanclaso: The Politics of Denial and the Demented

  • She credited Mr. Romney for vetoing a bill in 2005 making emergency contraception, also known as the morning-after pill,'' more accessible.

    Romney and Birth Control: a Shift

  • JUST NOT THE RECENTLY PREGNANT - Laura Bassett: The Food and Drug Administration recommended on Wednesday that Plan B One-Step, commonly referred to as the 'morning-after pill,' be made available over the counter without age restrictions, but an Obama administration official overturned that recommendation.

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  • "The pro-life majority of Americans—Catholics and others—would be outraged to learn that their premiums must be used for this purpose," said Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, archbishop of Galveston-Houston and a committee chairman for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, referring to the morning-after pill.

    Law Eases Availability of Birth Control

  • Emergency contraception, known as the morning-after pill, would also be covered.

    U.S. health body recommends free birth control coverage

  • Emergency contraception, widely known as the "morning-after pill," is not in the same category as mifepristone, according to the National Institutes of Health.

  • That includes the pill, intrauterine devices, the so-called morning-after pill, and newer forms of long-acting implantable hormonal contraceptives that are becoming widely used in the rest of the industrialized world. Chronicle

  • It should, in fact, refer to the morning-after birth-control pill.


  • The United States secretary of health publicly overruled the Food and Drug Administration this week, refusing to allow emergency contraception known as the "morning-after pill" to be sold without a prescription to people under 17.

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