Teresa Manning, anti-abortion and contraception activist, will help steer teen pregnancy prevention and family planning policy.
The move is likely to face fierce resistance from pro-life religious groups.
The president-elect's promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act will affect millions of women.
A landmark study of more than a million Dutch women finds a link between depression and hormonal contraceptives such as the birth control pill, the patch and IUDs.
The watchdog said councils should also distribute the contraceptives to sexually active gay men.
Thousands of counterfeit condoms have been seized in the U.K.
The court did not rule on the merits of the legal challenge by nonprofit Christian employers who objected to the 2010 healthcare law's requirement that they provide female workers insurance paying for contraceptives.
A 4-4 split looms over a legal challenge launched by Christian groups.
They say they have developed a product that works for men with no side effects.
Pope Francis added that he still considers abortion a crime.
The justices will hear appeals by Christian groups demanding exemption from the requirement to provide contraception insurance.
Evidence shows providing IUDs during hospitalizations for delivery is an effective way to increase contraceptive use among new mothers.
Some women may have difficulty getting abortions and some types of birth control pills.
Out-of-pocket expenses for contraceptives have plummeted in the last few years.
It’s NOT a dating site, officials say.
In Griswold v. Connecticut, the court decided in favor of allowing married couples to use contraception, a precedent-setting decision.
Health insurers have been restricting access to certain contraceptive methods to save money.
A study found that women who take high-estrogen contraception have a higher rate of developing breast cancer.
A decision set to come down Monday will clarify whether corporations are entitled to protection under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act
Lawsuits have been filed over Mirena and experts fear side effects in a tiny minority may slow IUD expansion