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Catholics Split On Obama's Birth Control Decision

Some Catholics believe the president's new rule on contraceptive coverage resolves religious liberty concerns. But others, including key bishops, say it is smoke and mirrors.
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New Policy Makes Insurers Pay For Birth Control

The Obama administration revised its policy on providing cost-free birth control as part of the new health law on Friday. Institutions such as universities and hospitals that are run by religious groups will not be required to provide contraceptive coverage to employees. Rather, the insurance companies offering the plan will pay.
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C-Section Delivery May Be Risky For Smaller Preemies

C-sections pose a risk to preemies who are small for their gestational age, according to a new study. Those babies a higher risk of had breathing problems than babies who were delivered vaginally.
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White House Revises Birth Control Coverage Policy

On Friday, President Obama offered an accommodation to critics of his policy requiring employers to provide health insurance coverage that includes prescription contraceptives.
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White House Offers 'Accommodation' On Contraception

The Obama administration generated intense opposition with a ruling that says employers must fully cover birth control in workers' health plans. There's an exception for churches that oppose contraception but no exception for large institutions like universities that are church-affiliated. Now the White House is offering "an accommodation" to the Catholic Church and other critics.

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