Saturday, May 8, 2010

the pill in the news...

Not my pill.

Poll: Most Say The Pill Improved Women's Lives
Most Americans Consider ?The Pill? One of the Most Significant Medical Advances of the Last 50 Years, a CBS News Poll Finds
CBS News - May 07 4:30 PM

Birth Control Pill Turns 50: 7 Ways It Changed Lives
Fifty years after the birth control pill's advent, it has helped women earn more and delay motherhood
US News & World Report - May 07 11:09 AM

The Pill: 50 Years Later
This mothers day, the pill that promised worry-free sex and total sexual control for women celebrates its 50th birthday.
Fox News - May 07 1:20 PM

The Pill Turns 50
Marking Its Golden Anniversary, Gloria Steinem, Hilary Swank, Dr. Jennifer Ashton Discuss Its Impact, Future
CBS News - May 06 12:36 PM

The pill turns 50
The revolutionary tablet still sparks debate
BBC News - May 07 4:53 PM

'The pill' turns 50: debate continues over cultural significance; women have new options
CHICAGO (AP) — A world without "the pill" is unimaginable to many young women who now use it to treat acne, skip periods, improve mood and, of course, prevent pregnancy. They might be surprised to learn that U.S. officials announcing approval of the world's first oral contraceptive were uncomfortable.
Chicago Tribune - May 07 2:51 PM

Lions Gate Is Allowed to Appeal Poison-Pill Ruling (Update1)
May 7 (Bloomberg) -- -- Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. persuaded an appeals court to review a regulator’s ruling that voided a poison pill designed to thwart Carl Icahn ’s hostile takeover bid for the film studio.
Bloomberg - May 07 10:43 AM

What 'The Pill' did
It was 50 years ago that the U.S. FDA approved the birth control pill, an anniversary the agency is celebrating this Sunday, which (coincidentally?) happens to be Mother's Day. Here are a range of opinions gathered on the significance of The Pill's introduction, and the cultural ripples it set in motion.
CNN - May 07 1:50 PM

Lions Gate loses appeal on "poison pill"
A Canadian appeals court on Friday rejected Lions Gate Entertainment Corp's plea to restore the validity of its "poison pill" hostile-takeover defense, but the Hollywood studio said it will still ask shareholders to approve the plan.
Reuters via Yahoo! News - May 07 7:43 PM

Bedroom to Boardroom: How the Pill Changed Lives
Many Credit Pill with Sexual Revolution, but Despite Easy Access, Nearly Half of American Pregnancies Unplanned
CBS News - May 07 7:00 PM

The Pill - Twitter Results
6 minutes ago - by willemss

What 'The Pill' did
6 minutes ago - by twentyandabove

Interesting that the 50th anniversary of the Birth Control Pill happens to fall on Mothers Day this year!!
7 minutes ago - by amoodyknapp

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