This month, a panel will convene to discuss what constitutes "preventative health" for women under the new health care plan. And the hot topic will be whether birth control falls under that category.
Now of course, from a common-sense perspective, contraception is the very definition of preventative care. It prevents unwanted pregnancy, it prevents abortion, and proper use of condoms prevent disease. Indeed, that's the position of most public health experts and many liberal lawmakers who helped craft the policy.Date: Mon, 11/01/2010 - 03:11